William Yates Elementary School

  • William Yates Elementary School serves 438 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (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 66% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • William Yates Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29%.

Top Placements

William Yates Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

  • William Yates Elementary School's student population of 438 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students438 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William Yates Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of William Yates Elementary School is 0.60, which is more 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 School Rank#151 out of 2085 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
16%
6%
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Black
11%
16%
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White
60%
71%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.600.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBlue Springs R-IV School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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