Nipher Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
700 S Kirkwood Rd
Kirkwood, MO 63122
Phone
(314) 213-6180
District
KIRKWOOD R-VII
County
ST. LOUIS COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
674
Classroom Teachers
43

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Missouri

10

(10 is best)

Better than 92.8% of MO schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Nipher Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 68 43
Proficiency in Reading 72 46
Proficiency in Math 63.4 39

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.77
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.59
AVG FOR STATE 13.47
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 223 33.1%
Grade 7 228 33.8%
Grade 8 223 33.1%
Total 674 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 81.6% 85.3% 74.2%
Black 13.4% 9.1% 16.6%
Hispanic 3.0% 3.4% 6.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 12.5% 13.1% 50.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.6% 11.7% 44.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.9% 1.4% 6.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 41,179 6,126,452
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,676.6 88
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.3% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.6% 19.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.6% 32.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.1% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 20.4% 16.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 16,687 2,396,271
Single Parent Households With Children 6.4% 10.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.4% 89.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 65.7% 28.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 26.9% 9.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.1% 13.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.4% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.6% 18.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 13.0% 19.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.7% 15.6%
$15,000 or less 5.2% 11.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,324 $43,995,268 55.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $480 $2,883,360 3.6%
Staff $609 $3,658,263 4.6%
General Administration $272 $1,633,904 2.1%
School Administration $857 $5,147,999 6.5%
Operation $1,249 $7,502,743 9.5%
Transportation $163 $979,141 1.2%
Other $152 $913,064 1.2%
Total Support $3,782 $22,718,474 28.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,045 $12,284,315 15.6%
Total Expenditures $13,151 $78,998,057 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,138 $5,615,788,195 51.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $465 $425,572,122 3.9%
Staff $477 $436,527,450 4.0%
General Administration $373 $341,293,271 3.1%
School Administration $609 $556,779,035 5.1%
Operation $1,035 $946,917,146 8.6%
Transportation $523 $478,870,643 4.4%
Other $254 $232,670,246 2.1%
Total Support $3,736 $3,418,578,057 31.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,148 $1,965,621,993 17.9%
Total Expenditures $12,022 $11,000,014,194 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%