Van Horn High School

  • Van Horn High School serves 990 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-79% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 63%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Van Horn High 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 28%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Van Horn High School's student population of 990 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students990 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Van Horn High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,073 schools in Missouri (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Van Horn High School is 0.62, 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#1248 out of 2,073 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
26%
6%
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Black
13%
16%
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White
55%
72%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Van Horn High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.620.23
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Graduation Rate90-94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIndependence 30 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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