Phillis Wheatley Elementary School
Phillis Wheatley Elementary School serves 364 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Phillis Wheatley Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 4% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black and Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Students: 364 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
- Minority Enrollment: 95%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in MO
- Math Proficiency: 9% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 4% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education
Phillis Wheatley Elementary School's student population of 364 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Phillis Wheatley Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Phillis Wheatley Elementary School is 0.58, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#2065 out of 2091 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education
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