South Shelby Middle School serves 163 students in grades 6-8.
South Shelby 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 163 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 8%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in MO
- Math Proficiency: 30-34% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 35-39% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education
South Shelby Middle School's student population of 163 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
South Shelby Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Shelby Middle School is 0.15, 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
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1343 out of 2092 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: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is South Shelby Middle School's ranking?
South Shelby Middle School is ranked #1343 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend South Shelby Middle School?
163 students attend South Shelby Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of South Shelby Middle School students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of South Shelby Middle School?
South Shelby Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does South Shelby Middle School offer ?
South Shelby Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is South Shelby Middle School part of?
South Shelby Middle School is part of Shelby County R-IV School District.
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