Southeast High School

  • Southeast High School serves 588 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Southeast 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29%.

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School Overview

  • Southeast High School's student population of 588 students has grown by 45% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students588 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Southeast High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,792 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Southeast High School is 0.12, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1753 out of 1792 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
6%
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Black
94%
16%
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White
2%
71%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Southeast High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.120.47
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Graduation Rate70-74%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Southeast 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKansas City 33 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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