101 E Scioto
Saint James, MO 65559
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
St. James High School serves 618 students in grades 9-12.
St. James High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 618 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

School Overview

St. James High School's student population of 618 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
618 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

St. James High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 St. James High School is 0.13, 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
#686 out of 2091 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
4%
15%
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White
93%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MO state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MO state average).

What is the graduation rate of St. James High School?

The graduation rate of St. James High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 90%.

How many students attend St. James High School?

618 students attend St. James High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

93% of St. James High School students are White, 4% of students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of St. James High School?

St. James High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.

What grades does St. James High School offer ?

St. James High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 618 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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