W. E. Sears Youth Center serves 34 students in grades 5-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 5-12
  • Enrollment: 34 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 3:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Btm 50% in MO)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

School Overview

W. E. Sears Youth Center's student population of 34 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-12
Total Students
34 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of W. E. Sears Youth Center is 0.39, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
13:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of W. E. Sears Youth Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
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%
15%
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White
74%
70%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score
0.39
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 2020-21 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 2018-19 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
43%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the graduation rate of W. E. Sears Youth Center?

The graduation rate of W. E. Sears Youth Center is 50%, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 90%.

How many students attend W. E. Sears Youth Center?

34 students attend W. E. Sears Youth Center.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

74% of W. E. Sears Youth Center students are White, and 26% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of W. E. Sears Youth Center?

W. E. Sears Youth Center has a student ration of 3:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.

What grades does W. E. Sears Youth Center offer ?

W. E. Sears Youth Center offers enrollment in grades 5-12

School Reviews

5   6/30/2018
The group leaders are very caring a help the kids strive for excellence. They are exceptional people.
- Posted by Parent - Amy Bretz

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 5-12
  • Enrollment: 34 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 3:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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