Polo High School

300 W School St
Polo, MO 64671
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 163 students in grades 9-12, Polo High 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 20-29% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Missouri state average of 46%).
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 Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 163 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50% in MO)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Polo High School's student population of 163 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
163 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Polo High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Polo High School is 0.10, 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)
#1367 out of 2092 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20-29%
37%
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40-49%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Polo High 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
95%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.10
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≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Polo High 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
12%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Polo High School's ranking?
Polo High School is ranked #1367 out of 2,092 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?
20-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 40-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Polo High School?
The graduation rate of Polo High School is 90%, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 89%.
How many students attend Polo High School?
163 students attend Polo High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Polo High School students are White, 2% of students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Polo High School?
Polo High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Polo High School offer ?
Polo High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Polo High School part of?
Polo High School is part of Polo R-VII School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 163 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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