Top 10 Best Public Preschools in Missouri (2024)

The top ranked public preschools in Missouri are Classical Jr.
Acad., Mallinckrodt A.b.i. Elementary School and Richland Elementary School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public preschools 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 Preschools 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.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
Avenue City Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
18069 Hwy 169
Cosby, MO 64436
(816) 662-2305
Rank: #88.
Rising Hill Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
7301 Ne 108th St.
Kansas City, MO 64157
(816) 321-5370
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Boncl Elementary School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-69% (Top 10%)
Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
23526 Pike 9247
Louisiana, MO 63353
(573) 754-5412
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
John Weldon Elementary School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 68% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
7370 Weldon Spring Rd
O Fallon, MO 63368
(636) 851-5500
Rank: #1111.
Laredo Elementary School
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
106 W Main
Laredo, MO 64652
(660) 286-2225
Rank: #1212.
Becky-david Elementary School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 66% (Top 5%)
Reading: 71% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
1155 Jungs Station Rd
Saint Charles, MO 63303
(636) 851-4200
Rank: #1313.
Kelso Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
820 State Hwy A
Benton, MO 63736
(573) 545-3357
Rank: #1414.
North Andrew Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
9120 Hwy 48
Rosendale, MO 64483
(816) 567-2527
Rank: #1515.
Rose Acres Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
2905 Rose Acres Ln
Maryland Heights, MO 63043
(314) 213-8017
Rank: #16 - 1916. - 19.
Lesterville Elementary School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-69% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-6
33415 Hwy 21
Lesterville, MO 63654
(573) 637-2201
Rank: #16 - 1916. - 19.
Marion Co. Elementary School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-69% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-6
2905 Hwy D
Philadelphia, MO 63463
(573) 439-5913
Rank: #16 - 1916. - 19.
North Mercer Elementary School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-69% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-6
22931 Main St
Mercer, MO 64661
(660) 382-4214
Rank: #16 - 1916. - 19.
St. Elizabeth Elementary School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-69% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
Hwy 52
Saint Elizabeth, MO 65075
(573) 493-2246
Rank: #2020.
Howell Valley Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-8
6461 State Rte Zz
West Plains, MO 65775
(417) 256-2268
Rank: #2121.
Bell Prairie Elementary School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 62% (Top 10%)
Reading: 65% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
3000 Ne 108th St
Kansas City, MO 64156
(816) 321-5020
Rank: #2222.
David Harrison Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-4
3055 W Kildee Lane
Springfield, MO 65810
(417) 523-5800
Rank: #2323.
Mill Creek Elementary School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 64% (Top 10%)
Reading: 63% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
2200 Nifong Blvd
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 214-3280
Rank: #2424.
Walt Disney Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-5
420 E California
Marceline, MO 64658
(660) 376-2166
Rank: #25 - 2825. - 28.
Central Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
1025 Washington St
Weston, MO 64098
(816) 640-2811
Rank: #25 - 2825. - 28.
Gray Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-4
2102 W Farm Rd 182
Springfield, MO 65810
(417) 523-4000
Rank: #25 - 2825. - 28.
Mcbride Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-4
5005 S Farm Rd 135
Springfield, MO 65810
(417) 523-4500
Rank: #25 - 2825. - 28.
Rocky Comfort Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-8
14814 E State Hwy 76
Rocky Comfort, MO 64861
(417) 628-3781
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Midway Heights Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-5
8130 W Hwy 40
Columbia, MO 65202
(573) 214-3540
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
North Shelby Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-6
3071 Hwy 15
Shelbyville, MO 63469
(573) 633-2401
Rank: #3131.
Whiteman A.f.b. Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
120 Houx Dr
Whiteman Air Force Base, MO 65305
(660) 563-3028
Rank: #3232.
Nike Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Grades: PK-4
2264 Hwy Ap
Catawissa, MO 63015
(636) 271-1444
Rank: #3333.
Jefferson Elementary School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 50-59% (Top 20%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-6
37614 Us Hwy 136
Conception Junction, MO 64434
(660) 944-2417
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Fairview Primary
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 60-69% (Top 10%)
Reading: 50-59% (Top 30%)
Grades: PK-3
7047 Emma
Saint Louis, MO 63136
(314) 653-8070
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Northeast Elementary School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 60-69% (Top 10%)
Reading: 50-59% (Top 30%)
Grades: PK-5
301 W Martin
Cairo, MO 65239
(660) 263-2828
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