4701 Schoolside Ln
Saint Joseph, MO 64503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Skaith Elementary School serves 379 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Skaith Elementary 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 41% (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 39% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 379 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Skaith Elementary School's student population of 379 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
379 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Skaith Elementary 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 Skaith Elementary School is 0.46, 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
#1374 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
41%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
39%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
7%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
72%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
15%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

41% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).

How many students attend Skaith Elementary School?

379 students attend Skaith Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

72% of Skaith Elementary School students are White, 15% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Skaith Elementary School?

Skaith Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.

What grades does Skaith Elementary School offer ?

Skaith Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

What school district is Skaith Elementary School part of?

Skaith Elementary School is part of St. Joseph School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 379 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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