522 State Hwy 125 N
Sparta, MO 65753
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Sparta Elementary School serves 248 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Sparta Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Sparta Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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School Overview

Sparta Elementary School's student population of 248 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
248 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Sparta Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Sparta Elementary School is 0.08, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#99 out of 2091 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
96%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 248 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08

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