Sweet Springs Elementary School

  • Sweet Springs Elementary School serves 218 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
  • Sweet Springs Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower 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 29% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Sweet Springs Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

  • Sweet Springs Elementary School's student population of 218 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students218 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sweet Springs Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Sweet Springs Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank#562 out of 2085 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sweet Springs Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
1%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sweet Springs Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
98%
71%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
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4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sweet Springs Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.040.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSweet Springs R-VII School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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