William Yates Elementary School

  • William Yates Elementary School serves 386 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 83% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 82% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 28%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • William Yates Elementary School's student population of 386 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students386 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William Yates Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of William Yates Elementary School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. 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#180 out of 2,073 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
18%
6%
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Black
7%
16%
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White
62%
72%
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in William Yates Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.570.45
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBLUE SPRINGS R-IV School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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