South Fork Elementary School

3209 Us Hwy 160
West Plains, MO 65775
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
South Fork Elementary School serves 152 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
South Fork Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 152 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

South Fork Elementary School's student population of 152 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
152 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

South Fork Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 South Fork Elementary School is 0.06, 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
#316 out of 2092 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
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%
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White
97%
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
0.06
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Fork Elementary School's ranking?
South Fork Elementary School is ranked #316 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri.
What schools are South Fork Elementary School often compared to?
South Fork Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Fairview Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend South Fork Elementary School?
152 students attend South Fork Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of South Fork Elementary School students are White, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Fork Elementary School?
South Fork Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does South Fork Elementary School offer ?
South Fork Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is South Fork Elementary School part of?
South Fork Elementary School is part of West Plains R-VII School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 152 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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