5329 Columbia Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63139
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
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).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • 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

School Overview

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.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
315 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

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
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1978 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)
15-19%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
91%
15%
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White
8%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 315 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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