4604 East 20th St
Joplin, MO 64802
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Soaring Heights Elementary School serves 421 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Soaring Heights 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 21% (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 35% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 421 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Soaring Heights Elementary School's student population of 421 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
421 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Soaring Heights 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 Soaring Heights Elementary School is 0.44, 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
#1800 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
7%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
74%
70%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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?

21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MO state average), while 35% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MO state average).

How many students attend Soaring Heights Elementary School?

421 students attend Soaring Heights Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

74% of Soaring Heights Elementary School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Soaring Heights Elementary School?

Soaring Heights Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.

What grades does Soaring Heights Elementary School offer ?

Soaring Heights Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 421 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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