Thayer Elementary School

4273 Thayer St
Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Thayer Elementary School serves 244 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Thayer Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 244 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • 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:

School Overview

Thayer Elementary School's student population of 244 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
244 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Thayer Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Thayer Elementary School is 0.68, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#23 out of 2092 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
8%
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Black
14%
15%
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White
52%
69%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
Two or more races
15%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (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 is ranked #23 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Missouri.
What schools are Thayer Elementary School often compared to?
Thayer Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Wood Elementary School, Partridge Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend Thayer Elementary School?
244 students attend Thayer Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Thayer Elementary School students are White, 15% of students are Two or more races, 14% of students are Black, 13% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Thayer Elementary School?
Thayer Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Thayer Elementary School offer ?
Thayer Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Thayer Elementary School part of?
Thayer Elementary School is part of Waynesville R-VI School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 244 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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