Smithton Elementary School

505 S Myrtle
Smithton, MO 65350
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Smithton Elementary School serves 307 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Smithton 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

School Overview

Smithton Elementary School's student population of 307 students has grown by 43% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students307 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Smithton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Smithton Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1257 out of 2085 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
2%
16%
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White
94%
71%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.120.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSmithton R-VI School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Smithton Elementary School is Smithton High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Otterville Elementary School (5.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Smithton Smithton High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 258 students
    0.0 miles
    505 S Myrtle
    Smithton, MO 65350
    (660) 343-5318
    0 7-12 258
  • Otterville Otterville Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 118 students
    5.2 miles
    101 W Georgetown St
    Otterville, MO 65348
    (660) 366-4621
    5.2 K-6 118
  • Otterville Otterville High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 133 students
    5.2 miles
    101 W Georgetown St
    Otterville, MO 65348
    (660) 366-4621
    5.2 7-12 133
  • Sedalia Parkview Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-4 | 520 students
    6.3 miles
    1901 S New York
    Sedalia, MO 65301
    (660) 826-4947
    6.3 K-4 520
  • Sedalia Washington Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 243 students
    6.7 miles
    610 S Engineer
    Sedalia, MO 65301
    (660) 826-2216
    6.7 K-4 243

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