611 Beasley Rd
Steele, MO 63877
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
South Pemiscot High School serves 277 students in grades 7-12.
South Pemiscot High 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 15-19% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

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School Overview

South Pemiscot High School's student population of 277 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
277 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

South Pemiscot High 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 Pemiscot High School is 0.39, 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 Data
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State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1833 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
19%
16%
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White
76%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.39
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 277 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.39 (Top 30%)

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