Potosi Elementary School

205 State Hwy P
Potosi, MO 63664
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Potosi Elementary School serves 595 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Potosi Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 595 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Potosi Elementary School's student population of 595 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students
595 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

Potosi Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Potosi Elementary School is 0.08, 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
#273 out of 2092 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
96%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
8%
7%
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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 Potosi Elementary School's ranking?
Potosi Elementary School is ranked #273 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri.
What schools are Potosi Elementary School often compared to?
Potosi Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Roosevelt Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend Potosi Elementary School?
595 students attend Potosi Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Potosi Elementary School students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Potosi Elementary School?
Potosi Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Potosi Elementary School offer ?
Potosi Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-3
What school district is Potosi Elementary School part of?
Potosi Elementary School is part of Potosi R-III School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 595 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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