West Platte High School

935 Washington St
Weston, MO 64098
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
West Platte High School serves 269 students in grades 7-12.
West Platte High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Placements

West Platte High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

West Platte High School's student population of 269 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students269 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

West Platte High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 West Platte High School is 0.19, 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
#266 out of 2085 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
n/a
16%
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White
90%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.190.47
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Platte County R-II School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to West Platte High School is Patton Junior High School (4.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Weston Central Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 388 students
    0.1 miles
    1025 Washington St
    Weston, MO 64098
    (816) 640-2811
    0.1 PK-6 388
  • Fort Leavenworth Patton Junior High School Math: 55% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 7-9 | 303 students
    4.4 miles
    Bldg 392
    Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027
    (913) 651-7371
    4.4 7-9 303
  • Fort Leavenworth Sunflower Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 451 students
    5.2 miles
    1325 Falcon Way
    Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027
    (785) 229-8050
    5.2 PK-5 451
  • Fort Leavenworth Macarthur Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 565 students
    5.3 miles
    Building 2104
    Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027
    (913) 651-6517
    5.3 PK-6 565
  • Fort Leavenworth Eisenhower Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 535 students
    5.4 miles
    Bldg 327
    Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027
    (913) 651-6663
    5.4 PK-6 535

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