Shaw Visual/perf. Arts Ctr.
Shaw Visual/perf. Arts Ctr. serves 315 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Shaw Visual/perf. Arts Ctr. 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 15-19% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black).
- School Type: Magnet School
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Students: 315 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 92%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in MO
- Math Proficiency: 10-14% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 15-19% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education
Shaw Visual/perf. Arts Ctr.'s student population of 315 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Shaw Visual/perf. Arts Ctr. 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 Shaw Visual/perf. Arts Ctr. is 0.17, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1978 out of 2091 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education
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