Parkway Elementary School

2900 Duncan
Saint Joseph, MO 64507
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Parkway Elementary School serves 404 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Parkway Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

School Overview

Parkway Elementary School's student population of 404 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students404 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Parkway Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Parkway Elementary School is 0.38, 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
#1699 out of 2085 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
4%
16%
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White
78%
71%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.380.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 Parkway Elementary School is Helen M Davis School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saint Joseph Helen M Davis School Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 46 students
    0.2 miles
    2900 Scott St
    Saint Joseph, MO 64507
    (816) 387-2986
    0.2 K-12 46
  • Saint Joseph Mark Twain Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 388 students
    0.6 miles
    705 S 31st St
    Saint Joseph, MO 64507
    (816) 671-4270
    0.6 PK-6 388
  • Saint Joseph Truman Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 494 students
    0.6 miles
    3227 Olive
    Saint Joseph, MO 64507
    (816) 671-4400
    0.6 7-8 494
  • Saint Joseph Central High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,699 student
    1.0 miles
    2602 Edmond
    Saint Joseph, MO 64501
    (816) 671-4080
    1.0 9-12 1,699
  • Saint Joseph Carden Park Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 700 students
    1.1 miles
    1510 Duncan
    Saint Joseph, MO 64501
    (816) 671-4160
    1.1 PK-6 700

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