Richards Elementary School

  • Richards Elementary School serves 409 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 46% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 28%.

School Overview

  • Richards Elementary School's student population of 409 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students409 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Richards Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Richards Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Richards 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank#1202 out of 2,073 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Richards Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Richards Elementary 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
n/a
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Richards Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
98%
72%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Richards Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Richards Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Missouri by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Richards 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
55%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Richards Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Richards Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichards R-v School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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