Special Acres School

  • Special Acres School serves 27 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 28%.

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School Overview

  • Special Acres School's student population of 27 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students27 students
Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers

School Comparison

  • Special Acres School's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has increased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Special Acres School is 0.25, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. 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#1995 out of 2,073 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
47%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
61%
Student : Teacher Ratio7:114:1
American Indian
3%
n/a
Asian
8%
2%
Black
3%
16%
White
86%
72%
Diversity Score0.250.23
Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
44%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMo Schls For The Sev Disabled School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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