Truman Middle School

  • Truman Middle School serves 504 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 28%.

School Overview

  • Truman Middle School's student population of 504 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students504 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Truman Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Truman Middle School is 0.39, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank#1850 out of 2,073 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
10%
6%
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Black
8%
16%
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White
77%
72%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Truman Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.390.23
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Joseph School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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