Sugar Creek Elementary School

  • Sugar Creek Elementary School serves 192 students in grades Prekindergarten-1.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Missouri state average of 53%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 55%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • Sugar Creek Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 28%.

Top Placements

Sugar Creek Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

  • Sugar Creek Elementary School's student population of 192 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-1
Total Students192 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sugar Creek Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,042 schools in Missouri (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sugar Creek Elementary School is 0.58, 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sugar Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Missouri by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sugar Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Missouri by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
21%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sugar Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
7%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sugar Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
60%
72%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sugar Creek Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sugar Creek Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.580.23
This chart display the diversity score of Sugar Creek Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sugar Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sugar Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIndependence 30 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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