Top 10 Best Public Schools in Missouri (2024)

The top ranked public schools in Missouri are Classical Jr.
Acad., Mallinckrodt A.b.i. Elementary School and Epic Elementary School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Wildwood, Chesterfield and Nixa.
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Missouri is 39%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 43%.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Missouri (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Classical Jr. Acad.
Magnet School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
5031 Potomac
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 353-8875
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Mallinckrodt A.b.i. Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
6020 Pernod Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 352-9212
Rank: #33.
Epic Elementary School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
650 Conistor Lane
Liberty, MO 64068
(816) 736-5730
Rank: #44.
Richland Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-6
24456 State Hwy 114
Essex, MO 63846
(573) 283-5310
Rank: #55.
Skyline Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-4
Rte 1 Box 838
Urbana, MO 65767
(417) 993-4225
Rank: #66.
Mound City Elementary School
(Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-4
708 Nebraska St
Mound City, MO 64470
(660) 442-5420
Rank: #77.
Conway Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-4
9900 Conway Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63124
(314) 993-2878
Rank: #88.
Voy Spears Jr. Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 78% (Top 1%)
Reading: 76% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
201 Ne Anderson
Lees Summit, MO 64064
(816) 874-3720
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Collegiate School Of Med/bio
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1547 S. Theresa Av
Saint Louis, MO 63104
(314) 696-2290
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Lincoln Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-4
625 S 6th St
Saint Charles, MO 63301
(636) 443-4650
Rank: #1111.
Reed Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-4
9060 Ladue
Saint Louis, MO 63124
(314) 991-1456
Rank: #1212.
Ft. Zumwalt West High School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 73% (Top 5%)
Reading: 78% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1251 Turtle Creek Dr
O Fallon, MO 63366
(636) 379-0300
Rank: #1313.
Steam Middle School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 77% (Top 1%)
Reading: 74% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
8855 Dunn Road
Hazelwood, MO 63042
(314) 824-2422
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Brentwood High School
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
2221 High School Dr
Saint Louis, MO 63144
(314) 962-3837
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Meadville High School
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-12
101 W Crandall
Meadville, MO 64659
(660) 938-4112
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Meramec Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
400 S Meramec Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63105
(314) 854-6300
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Pierremont Elementary School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 73% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
1215 Dauphine Ln
Ballwin, MO 63011
(314) 415-6600
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Chesterfield Elementary School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 77% (Top 1%)
Reading: 72% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
17700 Wild Horse Creek Rd
Chesterfield, MO 63005
(636) 891-6500
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Kearney High School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 72% (Top 5%)
Grades: 10-12
715 E 19th St
Kearney, MO 64060
(816) 628-4585
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Mathews Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-4
605 South Gregg Road
Nixa, MO 65714
(417) 724-6520
Rank: #2121.
Nixa High School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 72% (Top 5%)
Reading: 76% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
514 South Nicholas Road
Nixa, MO 65714
(417) 724-3500
Rank: #2222.
Ft. Zumwalt South High School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 71% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
8050 Mexico Rd
Saint Peters, MO 63376
(636) 978-1212
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
Harry S. Truman Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: 2-4
810 N Hwy D
Webb City, MO 64870
(417) 673-6085
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
Mosaic Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
3701 Will Ave.
Saint Louis, MO 63125
(314) 467-7900
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
Thayer Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
4273 Thayer St
Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473
(573) 842-2200
Rank: #2626.
Ladue Fifth Grade Center
(Math: 71% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 71% (Top 5%)
Reading: 76% (Top 1%)
Grades: 5
10900 Ladue Road
Saint Louis, MO 63141
(314) 983-5540
Rank: #2727.
Metro High School
Magnet School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
4015 Mcpherson Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63108
(314) 534-3894
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Bristol Elementary School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 68% (Top 5%)
Reading: 78% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
20 Gray Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63119
(314) 963-6433
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
John Thomas School Of Discover
(Math: 75% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75% (Top 1%)
Reading: 71% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-6
312 North Market Street
Nixa, MO 65714
(417) 724-6800
Rank: #3030.
Ladue Horton Watkins High School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 71% (Top 5%)
Reading: 74% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
1201 S Warson Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63124
(314) 993-6447
Rank: #3131.
Mark Twain Elementary School
(Math: ≥80% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: ≥80% (Top 1%)
Reading: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
37707 Us Hwy 160
Rueter, MO 65744
(417) 785-4323
Rank: #3232.
Wild Horse Elementary School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 71% (Top 5%)
Reading: 73% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
16695 Wild Horse Creek Rd
Chesterfield, MO 63005
(636) 891-6075
Rank: #3333.
Kehrs Mill Elementary School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 71% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
2650 Kehrs Mill Rd
Chesterfield, MO 63017
(636) 891-6050
Rank: #3434.
Shenandoah Valley Elementary School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 72% (Top 5%)
Reading: 71% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
15399 Appalachian Trail
Chesterfield, MO 63017
(314) 415-6750
Rank: #3535.
Avery Elementary School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 74% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
909 Bompart Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63119
(314) 963-6425
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