Sheldon High School

100 E Gene Lathrop Dr
Sheldon, MO 64784
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Sheldon High School serves 78 students in grades 7-12.
Sheldon High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (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 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 78 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Sheldon High School's student population of 78 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
78 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Sheldon High School is ranked within the top 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 High School is 0.04, 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
#653 out of 2092 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
n/a
15%
White
98%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
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 High School's ranking?
Sheldon High School is ranked #653 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 40-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Sheldon High School?
The graduation rate of Sheldon High School is 50%, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 89%.
How many students attend Sheldon High School?
78 students attend Sheldon High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
98% of Sheldon High School students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sheldon High School?
Sheldon High School has a student ration of 7:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Sheldon High School offer ?
Sheldon High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Sheldon High School part of?
Sheldon High School is part of Sheldon R-VIII School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 78 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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