Potosi High School

  • Potosi High School serves 703 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-79% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 63%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Potosi High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 28%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Potosi High School's student population of 703 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students703 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Potosi High School is ranked within the bottom 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 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Potosi High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank#1140 out of 2,073 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
6%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
96%
72%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.080.45
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Graduation Rate90-94%
89%
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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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Potosi Citadel School Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 9 students
    0.0 miles
    400 S Mine
    Potosi, MO 63664
    (573)438-2472
    0.0 K-12 9
  • Potosi John A. Evans Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 346 students
    0.2 miles
    303 S Lead St
    Potosi, MO 63664
    (573)438-2101
    0.2 7-8 346
  • Potosi Trojan Intermediate
    Grades: 4-6 | 512 students
    0.2 miles
    367 Intermediate Dr
    Potosi, MO 63664
    (573)436-8108
    0.2 4-6 512
  • Potosi Potosi Elementary School
    Grades: PK-3 | 628 students
    0.9 miles
    205 State Hwy P
    Potosi, MO 63664
    (573)438-2223
    0.9 PK-3 628
  • Cadet Kingston High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 205 students
    9.5 miles
    10047 Diamond Rd
    Cadet, MO 63630
    (573)438-4982
    9.5 9-12 205

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