Potosi Elementary School

  • Potosi Elementary School serves 756 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 48%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 63%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Potosi Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), 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 756 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students756 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Potosi Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,073 schools in Missouri (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 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 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank#678 out of 2,073 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
48%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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Hispanic
n/a
6%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
98%
71%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Potosi Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.040.23
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
44%
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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: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Potosi Elementary School is Citadel School (0.9 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Citadel School (0.9 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Citadel School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Potosi Citadel School Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 10 students
    0.9 miles
    400 S Mine
    Potosi, MO 63664
    (573)438-2472
    0.9 K-12 10
  • Potosi Potosi High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 727 students
    0.9 miles
    1 Trojan Dr
    Potosi, MO 63664
    (573)438-2156
    0.9 9-12 727
  • Potosi Trojan Intermediate
    Grades: 4-6 | 490 students
    1.0 miles
    367 Intermediate Dr
    Potosi, MO 63664
    (573)436-8108
    1.0 4-6 490
  • Potosi John A. Evans Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 358 students
    1.1 miles
    303 S Lead St
    Potosi, MO 63664
    (573)438-2101
    1.1 7-8 358
  • Cadet Kingston High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 203 students
    9.8 miles
    10047 Diamond Rd
    Cadet, MO 63630
    (573)438-4982
    9.8 9-12 203

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