10645 Plato Dr
Plato, MO 65552
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Plato High School serves 298 students in grades 6-12.
Plato High 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 25-29% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

School Overview

Plato High School's student population of 298 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
298 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Plato High 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 Plato High School is 0.10, 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 Data
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State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1633 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
n/a
16%
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White
95%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 298 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.10 (Btm 50%)

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