Paul Kinder Middle School

3930 South R D Mize Rd
Blue Springs, MO 64015
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 799 students in grades 6-8, Paul Kinder Middle School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 43%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 799 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : Top 30% in MO
  • : 54% (Top 20%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Paul Kinder Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

Paul Kinder Middle School's student population of 799 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
799 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Paul Kinder Middle School ranks within the top 30% of all 2,084 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Paul Kinder Middle School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MO)
#497 out of 2084 schools
(Top 30%)
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54%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Paul Kinder Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
47%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Paul Kinder Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
42%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Paul Kinder Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Paul Kinder Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
12%
15%
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White
65%
69%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Paul Kinder Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Paul Kinder Middle School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Missouri.
0.55
This chart display the diversity score of Paul Kinder Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Paul Kinder Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Paul Kinder Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Paul Kinder Middle School's ranking?
Paul Kinder Middle School is ranked #497 out of 2,084 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Missouri.
What schools are Paul Kinder Middle School often compared to?
Paul Kinder Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Delta Woods Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% MO state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% MO state average).
How many students attend Paul Kinder Middle School?
799 students attend Paul Kinder Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Paul Kinder Middle School students are White, 12% of students are Black, 11% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Paul Kinder Middle School?
Paul Kinder Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Paul Kinder Middle School offer ?
Paul Kinder Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Paul Kinder Middle School part of?
Paul Kinder Middle School is part of Blue Springs R-IV School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 799 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 54% (Top 20%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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