Willard Central Elementary School

2625 N Farm Rd 101
Springfield, MO 65802
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 408 students in grades Prekindergarten-4, Willard Central Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 43%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 408 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : Top 20% in MO
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Willard Central Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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School Overview

Willard Central Elementary School's student population of 408 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
408 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Willard Central Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 2,084 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Willard Central Elementary School is 0.17, 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.
This School
State Level (MO)
#401 out of 2084 schools
(Top 20%)
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45-49%
39%
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55-59%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
91%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
5%
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0.17
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Willard Central Elementary School's ranking?
Willard Central Elementary School is ranked #401 out of 2,084 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% MO state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% MO state average).
How many students attend Willard Central Elementary School?
408 students attend Willard Central Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Willard Central Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Willard Central Elementary School?
Willard Central Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Willard Central Elementary School offer ?
Willard Central Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4
What school district is Willard Central Elementary School part of?
Willard Central Elementary School is part of Willard R-II School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 408 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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