Pathfinder Elementary School

  • Pathfinder Elementary School serves 591 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 67% (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 70% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 28%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Pathfinder Elementary School's student population of 591 students has grown by 51% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 65% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students591 students
This chart display total students of Pathfinder Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Pathfinder Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Pathfinder Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Pathfinder Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Pathfinder Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pathfinder Elementary School is 0.59, which is more 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
47%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
61%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Pathfinder Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Pathfinder Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Pathfinder Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
16%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pathfinder Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
61%
72%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Pathfinder Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Pathfinder Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pathfinder Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.590.23
This chart display the diversity score of Pathfinder Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pathfinder Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pathfinder Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePlatte Co. R-iii School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Pathfinder Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
What happens when nearly half of a state's teachers call in "sick" for school? Learn about the turmoil between legislators and the teachers union in Wisconsin and how the rallies, protests, and fighting will set precedence for other budget-strapped states.
Millions of people struggle with mental health issues on a daily basis, but no one wants to think that these issues might affect children. As a parent, it is your responsibility to know what your child needs and to provide it. This includes identifying problem behaviors and seeking treatment when your child needs help.
Students all over the nation go hungry every day not because their schools don’t offer lunch, but because they refuse them to children with outstanding debts. Read on to learn about the horror that is lunch shaming and what can be done about it.