1110 Neosho St
Seneca, MO 64865
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Seneca High School serves 449 students in grades 9-12.
Seneca High 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 10-14% (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 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

School Overview

Seneca High School's student population of 449 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
449 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Seneca High 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 Seneca High School is 0.38, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1596 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
17%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
77%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  2.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
3  
As a freshman for this school. I do see its perks and disadvantages. The school staff is decent but most are coaches that had to get a teaching job so they could coach sports. It seems that the school is very sport rounded and minded. The classes are fine. But some have a lack of passion to teach students and see them learn. I enjoy the selection of electives. The Band is my highlight of the day cause it's the class that can form a person's life for highschool and show the musical side of things.
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I am a student of Seneca Highschool and have been for three years. I wouldn't recomend this school to anyone if they had the option to pick their own school. The lack of depth in the schools programs makes thing bland learning wise. The school is based upon sports, not education. There is absolutely no organization. If I could go to a different school, I would. None of the classes are a challenge. I don't find myself being pushed to learn anything new. The rules are quite bias and illogical. A very large portion of the teachers are coaches that lack experience as a teacher. I find the only reason they are only teachers is beacuse they want to be a coach.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 449 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.38 (Top 30%)

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