Sparta Middle School

  • Sparta Middle School serves 250 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 36% (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 49% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sparta 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 28%.

School Overview

  • Sparta Middle School's student population of 250 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students250 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sparta Middle 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 17:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sparta Middle School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank#1417 out of 1792 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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Hispanic
n/a
6%
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Black
n/a
16%
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White
98%
72%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sparta Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.040.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSparta R-III School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sparta Sparta High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 198 students
    0.0 miles
    8520 State Hwy14e
    Sparta, MO 65753
    (417)634-3224
    0.0 9-12 198
  • Sparta Sparta Pk Center
    Grades: PK | 29 students
    0.0 miles
    113 Division St
    Sparta, MO 65753
    (417)634-3223
    0.0 PK 29
  • Sparta Sparta Elementary School
    Grades: K-4 | 287 students
    0.2 miles
    522 State Hwy 125 N
    Sparta, MO 65753
    (417)634-3223
    0.2 K-4 287
  • Chadwick Chadwick Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 155 students
    4.9 miles
    7090 State Hwy 125 S
    Chadwick, MO 65629
    (417)634-3588
    4.9 PK-6 155
  • Chadwick Chadwick High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 89 students
    4.9 miles
    7090 State Hwy 125 S
    Chadwick, MO 65629
    (417)634-3588
    4.9 7-12 89

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