South Middle School
South Middle School serves 587 students in grades 6-8.
South Middle 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 13% (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 28% (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 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).
South Middle School's student population of 587 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
South Middle 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 South Middle School is 0.57, which is more 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 Data
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1935 out of 2091 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education
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