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
681
Classroom Teachers
46

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Missouri

10

(10 is best)

Better than 93.3% 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 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 70 44
Proficiency in Reading 72 48
Proficiency in Math 67 41

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 65 41
Proficiency in Reading 67 43
Proficiency in Math 62 38

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 70 44
Proficiency in Reading 77 48
Proficiency in Math 62.0 39

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.89
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.69
AVG FOR STATE 13.33
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 231 33.9%
Grade 7 236 34.7%
Grade 8 214 31.4%
Total 681 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 78.7% 83.0% 73.7%
Black 14.9% 10.6% 16.4%
Hispanic 4.2% 4.4% 7.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.9% 1.9% 2.2%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 15.6% 11.4% 50.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.2% 9.6% 43.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.3% 1.8% 6.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 41,126 6,126,452
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,673.1 88
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.3% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.8% 19.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.2% 32.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.7% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 21.0% 16.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 16,582 2,396,271
Single Parent Households With Children 5.7% 10.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.4% 89.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 65.9% 28.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 30.7% 9.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.4% 13.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.8% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.6% 18.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 12.0% 19.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 7.6% 15.6%
$15,000 or less 4.9% 11.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,095 $42,789,945 58.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $438 $2,641,578 3.6%
Staff $507 $3,057,717 4.2%
General Administration $240 $1,447,440 2.0%
School Administration $820 $4,945,420 6.7%
Operation $1,287 $7,761,897 10.6%
Transportation $135 $814,185 1.1%
Other $151 $910,681 1.2%
Total Support $3,577 $21,572,887 29.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,488 $8,974,128 12.2%
Total Expenditures $12,160 $73,336,960 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,267 $5,724,225,739 51.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $481 $438,946,916 4.0%
Staff $486 $443,594,686 4.0%
General Administration $393 $359,420,191 3.2%
School Administration $623 $569,291,145 5.1%
Operation $1,060 $967,972,501 8.7%
Transportation $545 $497,721,832 4.5%
Other $265 $242,176,075 2.2%
Total Support $3,853 $3,519,073,353 31.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,034 $1,858,105,949 16.7%
Total Expenditures $12,153 $11,101,387,958 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%