Plato High School

10645 Plato Dr
Plato, MO 65552
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Plato High School serves 292 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 292 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Plato High School's student population of 292 students has grown 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
292 students
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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 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Plato High School is 0.13, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1550 out of 2092 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
93%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Plato High School's ranking?
Plato High School is ranked #1550 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What schools are Plato High School often compared to?
Plato High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cabool High School, Houston High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Plato High School?
The graduation rate of Plato High School is 90%, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 89%.
How many students attend Plato High School?
292 students attend Plato High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Plato High School students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Plato High School?
Plato High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Plato High School offer ?
Plato High School offers enrollment in grades 6-12
What school district is Plato High School part of?
Plato High School is part of Plato R-V School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 292 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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