300 W School St
Polo, MO 64671
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Polo Elementary School serves 177 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Polo Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Polo Elementary School's student population of 177 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
177 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Polo Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Polo Elementary 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
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#723 out of 2091 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
95%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 177 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.10 (Btm 50%)

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