Pickett Elementary School

3923 Pickett Rd
Saint Joseph, MO 64503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 303 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Pickett Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 43%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 303 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : Bottom 50% in MO
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Pickett Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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School Overview

Pickett Elementary School's student population of 303 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
303 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Pickett Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,084 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Pickett Elementary School is 0.46, which is less 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)
#1326 out of 2084 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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30-34%
39%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pickett Elementary 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.
35-39%
43%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pickett Elementary 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.
20-29%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Pickett Elementary 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
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Pickett Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
10%
8%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Pickett Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
6%
15%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Pickett Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
72%
69%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
Two or more races
10%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Pickett Elementary 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 displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pickett Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Missouri.
0.46
This chart displays the diversity score of Pickett Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pickett Elementary 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 (17-18)
8%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pickett Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pickett Elementary School's ranking?
Pickett Elementary School is ranked #1326 out of 2,084 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% MO state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% MO state average).
How many students attend Pickett Elementary School?
303 students attend Pickett Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Pickett Elementary School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pickett Elementary School?
Pickett Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Pickett Elementary School offer ?
Pickett Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Pickett Elementary School part of?
Pickett Elementary School is part of St. Joseph School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 303 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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