Sycamore Hills Elementary School

15208 E 39th St S
Independence, MO 64055
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 521 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Sycamore Hills Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 43%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 521 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • : Top 50% in MO
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • : 54% (Top 30%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Sycamore Hills Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Sycamore Hills Elementary School's student population of 521 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
521 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Sycamore Hills Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 2,084 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sycamore Hills Elementary School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MO)
#695 out of 2084 schools
(Top 50%)
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41%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sycamore Hills 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 2021-22 school year data.
54%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sycamore Hills 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 2021-22 school year data.
45-49%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Sycamore Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
25%
8%
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Black
6%
15%
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White
57%
69%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Missouri.
0.61
This chart display the diversity score of Sycamore Hills Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sycamore Hills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sycamore Hills Elementary School's ranking?
Sycamore Hills Elementary School is ranked #695 out of 2,084 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
41% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% MO state average), while 54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% MO state average).
How many students attend Sycamore Hills Elementary School?
521 students attend Sycamore Hills Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Sycamore Hills Elementary School students are White, 25% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sycamore Hills Elementary School?
Sycamore Hills Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Sycamore Hills Elementary School offer ?
Sycamore Hills Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Sycamore Hills Elementary School part of?
Sycamore Hills Elementary School is part of Independence 30 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 521 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • : 54% (Top 30%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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