Potosi Elementary School

  • Potosi Elementary School serves 622 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Potosi Elementary School's student population of 622 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students622 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Potosi Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Potosi Elementary School is 0.04, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank#387 out of 2085 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
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6%
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Black
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16%
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White
98%
71%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.040.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePotosi R-III School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Potosi Elementary School is Citadel School (0.9 miles away)
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