365 E Walnut St
Thayer, MO 65791
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Thayer Elementary School serves 353 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Thayer Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (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 63% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 353 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Thayer Elementary School's student population of 353 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
353 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Thayer Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Thayer Elementary School is 0.12, 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
#200 out of 2091 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
13:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
94%
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
0.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 is Thayer Elementary School's ranking?

Thayer Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

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

68% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MO state average), while 63% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MO state average).

How many students attend Thayer Elementary School?

353 students attend Thayer Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

94% of Thayer Elementary School students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Thayer Elementary School?

Thayer Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.

What grades does Thayer Elementary School offer ?

Thayer Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 353 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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