South Shelby High School

4154 Hwy 36
Shelbina, MO 63468
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 245 students in grades 9-12, South Shelby High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Missouri state average of 43%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 245 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50% in MO)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

South Shelby High School's student population of 245 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
245 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

South Shelby High School ranks within the top 50% of all 2,084 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of South Shelby High School is 0.17, 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)
#665 out of 2084 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of South Shelby High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
50-54%
39%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Shelby 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 2021-22 school year data.
40-49%
43%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Shelby 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 2021-22 school year data.
30-39%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of South Shelby High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of South Shelby High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
8%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in South Shelby High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
15%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in South Shelby High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
White
91%
69%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in South Shelby 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
5%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in South Shelby High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Shelby High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Missouri.
0.17
This chart displays the diversity score of South Shelby High School and the public school average diversity score of Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥90%
90%
This chart displays graduation rate of South Shelby High School and public school graduation rate of Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Shelby 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
7%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Shelby High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Shelby High School's ranking?
South Shelby High School is ranked #665 out of 2,084 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% MO state average), while 40-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% MO state average).
What is the graduation rate of South Shelby High School?
The graduation rate of South Shelby High School is 90%, which is equal to the Missouri state average of 90%.
How many students attend South Shelby High School?
245 students attend South Shelby High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of South Shelby High School students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Shelby High School?
South Shelby High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does South Shelby High School offer ?
South Shelby High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is South Shelby High School part of?
South Shelby High School is part of Shelby County R-IV School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 245 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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