Penney High School

  • Penney High School serves 214 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-69% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Penney High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Penney High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

  • Penney High School's student population of 214 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students214 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Penney High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Penney High School is 0.08, 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#115 out of 2085 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
n/a
16%
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White
96%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.080.47
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Graduation Rate≥90%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHamilton R-II School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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