Sheldon Elementary School

100 E Gene Lathrop Dr
Sheldon, MO 64784
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Sheldon Elementary School serves 97 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Sheldon Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is higher than 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 9:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% 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: 97 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Sheldon Elementary School's student population of 97 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
97 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Sheldon 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 Sheldon Elementary School is 0.12, 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
#1130 out of 2092 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
94%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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 Sheldon Elementary School's ranking?
Sheldon Elementary School is ranked #1130 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?
40-49% 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 Sheldon Elementary School?
97 students attend Sheldon Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Sheldon Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sheldon Elementary School?
Sheldon Elementary School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Sheldon Elementary School offer ?
Sheldon Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Sheldon Elementary School part of?
Sheldon Elementary School is part of Sheldon R-VIII School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 97 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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