Richland High School

24456 State Hwy 114
Essex, MO 63846
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  • Richland High School serves 123 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥95% (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 ≥95% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 63%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Richland High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 28%.

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School Overview

  • Richland High School's student population of 123 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students123 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Richland High School is ranked within the top 1% 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 9:1 has increased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Richland High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.22. 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 Rankn/a
28%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
48%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
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Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
3%
16%
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White
95%
72%
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Diversity Score0.100.22
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Graduation Rate≥80%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichland R-i School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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