1 Trojan Dr
Potosi, MO 63664
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Potosi High School serves 650 students in grades 9-12.
Potosi High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 650 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Potosi High School's student population of 650 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
650 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Potosi High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Potosi High School is 0.12, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#145 out of 2091 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
94%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
7%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Potosi High School's ranking?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MO state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MO state average).

What is the graduation rate of Potosi High School?

The graduation rate of Potosi High School is 95%, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 90%.

How many students attend Potosi High School?

650 students attend Potosi High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

94% of Potosi High School students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Potosi High School?

Potosi High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.

What grades does Potosi High School offer ?

Potosi High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 650 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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