Richland High School

24456 State Hwy 114
Essex, MO 63846
  • Richland High School serves 127 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥90% (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 ≥90% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Richland High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Richland High School's student population of 127 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students127 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Richland High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,792 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Richland High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#4 out of 1792 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥90%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥90%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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Hispanic
2%
6%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
97%
71%
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Diversity Score0.060.47
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Graduation Rate≥80%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichland R-I School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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