South Pemiscot High School

611 Beasley Rd
Steele, MO 63877
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 244 students in grades 7-12, South Pemiscot High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 46%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 244 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50% in MO)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

South Pemiscot High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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Attribute

School Overview

South Pemiscot High School's student population of 244 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
244 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

South Pemiscot High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of South Pemiscot High School is 0.47, 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.
This School
State Level (MO)
#1676 out of 2092 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of South Pemiscot High School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
≤5%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Pemiscot High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
40-44%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Pemiscot High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of South Pemiscot High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in South Pemiscot High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
23%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in South Pemiscot High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
69%
69%
This chart display the percentage of White students in South Pemiscot High School and the percentage of White public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Pemiscot High School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
0.47
This chart display the diversity score of South Pemiscot High School and the public school average diversity score of Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥90%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of South Pemiscot High School and public school graduation rate of Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Pemiscot High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Pemiscot High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Pemiscot High School's ranking?
South Pemiscot High School is ranked #1676 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What schools are South Pemiscot High School often compared to?
South Pemiscot High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cooter High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
What is the graduation rate of South Pemiscot High School?
The graduation rate of South Pemiscot High School is 90%, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 89%.
How many students attend South Pemiscot High School?
244 students attend South Pemiscot High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
69% of South Pemiscot High School students are White, 23% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Pemiscot High School?
South Pemiscot High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does South Pemiscot High School offer ?
South Pemiscot High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is South Pemiscot High School part of?
South Pemiscot High School is part of South Pemiscot County R-V School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 244 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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