Oak Grove Elementary School

4901 Cook Rd
Saint Joseph, MO 64505
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Oak Grove Elementary School serves 617 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Oak Grove Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Oak Grove Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

Oak Grove Elementary School's student population of 617 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students617 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

Oak Grove Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Oak Grove Elementary School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#347 out of 2085 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
7%
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Black
5%
16%
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White
73%
71%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.450.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Joseph School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Oak Grove Elementary School is Buchanan Co. Academy (1.7 miles away)
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