300 E College
Walnut Grove, MO 65770
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Walnut Grove High School serves 135 students in grades 6-12.
Walnut Grove High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Walnut Grove High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

Walnut Grove High School's student population of 135 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
135 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Walnut Grove High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Walnut Grove High School is 0.10, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#454 out of 2091 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
1%
16%
White
95%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 135 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.10 (Btm 50%)

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