Voy Spears Junior Elementary School

201 Ne Anderson
Lees Summit, MO 64064
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 1%
Voy Spears Junior Elementary School serves 514 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Voy Spears Junior Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Voy Spears Junior Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

Voy Spears Junior Elementary School's student population of 514 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students514 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Voy Spears Junior Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Voy Spears Junior Elementary School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#5 out of 2085 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
10%
16%
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White
77%
71%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.390.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBlue Springs R-IV School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Voy Spears Junior Elementary School is Valley View High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Delta Woods Middle School (2.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lees Summit Delta Woods Middle School Math: 63% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 852 students
    2.0 miles
    4401 Ne Lakewood Way
    Lees Summit, MO 64064
    (816) 874-3580
    2 6-8 852
  • Independence William Southern Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 495 students
    2.3 miles
    4300 S Phelps Rd
    Independence, MO 64055
    (816) 521-5475
    2.3 PK-5 495
  • Independence William Yates Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 438 students
    2.5 miles
    3600 Davidson Rd
    Independence, MO 64055
    (816) 874-3740
    2.5 PK-5 438
  • Kansas City Little Blue Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 412 students
    2.6 miles
    13900 E 61st Street
    Kansas City, MO 64133
    (816) 268-7740
    2.6 K-5 412
  • Independence Sycamore Hills Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 538 students
    2.6 miles
    15208 E 39th St S
    Independence, MO 64055
    (816) 521-5465
    2.6 PK-5 538

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