201 E 3rd St
Peculiar, MO 64078
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Peculiar Elementary School serves 844 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Peculiar Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 844 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Peculiar Elementary School's student population of 844 students has grown by 174% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 126% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
844 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

Peculiar Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#686 out of 2091 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
(19-20)
n/a
n/a
Asian
(19-20)
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
(19-20)
6%
7%
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Black
(19-20)
1%
16%
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White
(19-20)
88%
71%
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Hawaiian
(19-20)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
(19-20)
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MO state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MO state average).

How many students attend Peculiar Elementary School?

844 students attend Peculiar Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

88% of Peculiar Elementary School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Peculiar Elementary School?

Peculiar Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.

What grades does Peculiar Elementary School offer ?

Peculiar Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 844 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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