Oak Grove High School

  • Oak Grove High School serves 643 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 63%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Oak Grove High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 28%.

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School Overview

  • Oak Grove High School's student population of 643 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students643 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Oak Grove High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,073 schools in Missouri (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Oak Grove High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank#1098 out of 2,073 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
6%
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Black
3%
16%
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White
93%
72%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Oak Grove High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.130.23
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Graduation Rate≥95%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOak Grove R-vi School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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My child has been a student with the Oak Grove district since kindergarten and currently attends at the high school level. We could not be more pleased with the education they have received. The high quality of academic programs and small student/teacher ratios have definitely benefited them in their educational career. Our fine arts programs are outstanding. We have an award winning marching band under the same directors for the past ten plus years. We have a wide variety of athletic programs to choose from for the fall and spring seasons. In addition, this is our second year for boys and girls soccer. We have many other extracurricular programs for students not interested in athletics or fine arts, too numerous to mention. (They are all listed on our website.) Our campus is in the heart of the community with all buildings, K-12, in very close proximity to the others. This allows our high school students, who belong to the A+ program, to be able to walk to the lower grade level buildings for A+ tutoring/mentoring. All buildings are up-to-date and easily accessible. The level of parent involvement is unbelievable. In addition, on the flip-side, the administrators and faculty welcome parent input in all facets of their student's education. I would highly recommend the Oak Grove School District to anyone living or moving to the eastern Jackson County area. The Oak Grove community works hand in hand with any needs of our district as well. It's a great little place to live.
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