9800 Patricia Barkalow Dr
Saint Louis, MO 63137
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
R. G. Central Middle School serves 701 students in grades 6-8.
R. G. Central Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 4% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 701 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 4% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

School Overview

R. G. Central Middle School's student population of 701 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
701 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

R. G. Central Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 R. G. Central Middle School is 0.06, 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
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#2076 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of R. G. Central Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Missouri by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
97%
15%
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White
2%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 701 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 4% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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