W. E. Sears Youth Center

  • W. E. Sears Youth Center serves 31 students in grades 5-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • W. E. Sears Youth Center's student population of 31 students has declined by 40% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students31 students
This chart display total students of W. E. Sears Youth Center by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of W. E. Sears Youth Center
Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of W. E. Sears Youth Center by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of W. E. Sears Youth Center by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Student : Teacher Ratio3:114:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in W. E. Sears Youth Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
26%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in W. E. Sears Youth Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
74%
71%
This chart display the percentage of White students in W. E. Sears Youth Center and the percentage of White public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in W. E. Sears Youth Center. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.390.47
This chart display the diversity score of W. E. Sears Youth Center and the public school average diversity score of Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate<50%
90%
This chart display graduation rate of W. E. Sears Youth Center and public school graduation rate of Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in W. E. Sears Youth Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDivision Of Youth Service School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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