Risco Elementary School

Hwy 62
Risco, MO 63874
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Risco Elementary School serves 88 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Risco Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the Missouri state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 88 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Risco Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

Risco Elementary School's student population of 88 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
88 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Risco Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Risco Elementary School is 0.19, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1392 out of 2092 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
90%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Risco Elementary School's ranking?
Risco Elementary School is ranked #1392 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 30-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend Risco Elementary School?
88 students attend Risco Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Risco Elementary School students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Risco Elementary School?
Risco Elementary School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Risco Elementary School offer ?
Risco Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Risco Elementary School part of?
Risco Elementary School is part of Risco R-II School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 88 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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