West Platte High School

  • West Platte High School serves 269 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 28%.

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 declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students269 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Platte High School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Platte High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank#303 out of 2,073 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
6%
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Black
n/a
16%
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White
94%
72%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Platte High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.120.23
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Graduation Rate≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Platte High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Platte Co. R-ii School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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