3227 Olive
Saint Joseph, MO 64507
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Truman Middle School serves 451 students in grades 7-8.
Truman Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 451 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Truman Middle School's student population of 451 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
451 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Truman Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Truman Middle School is 0.47, 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
#1913 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
7%
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Black
5%
15%
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White
71%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
7%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 451 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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