Pershing Middle School

  • Pershing Middle School serves 699 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MO average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 27%.
  • Pershing Middle School operates within the Springfield R-xii School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 699 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 699 students
Pershing Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Pershing Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Pershing Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Pershing Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.21 is less than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Pershing Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
2%
2%
Pershing Middle School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
2%
6%
Pershing Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
4%
16%
Pershing Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
89%
73%
Pershing Middle School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Pershing Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Pershing Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Pershing Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.21 0.22
Pershing Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
25%
44%
Pershing Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
Pershing Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Springfield R-xii School District's student population of 25,599 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,592 is higher than the state average of $10,127. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,350 is higher than the state average of $9,807. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Springfield R-xii School District
Number of Schools
Managed
54
2
Number of Students Managed 25,599 576
Springfield R-xii School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $271 MM $6 MM
Springfield R-xii School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $265 MM $6 MM
Springfield R-xii School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,592 $10,127
Springfield R-xii School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,350 $9,807
Springfield R-xii School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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