Missouri
School




Best

Top Ten Best School Systems In MO



Missouri Public Schools

Overview

Public Schools Overview Missouri School Districts by City
Number Of Students 918,044
Number Of Missouri Schools 2,416
Number Of Missouri School Districts 565
Spending Per Student $11,147

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 57.5076801696077
4th Grade 58.5333307586804
5th Grade 58.7705933615163
6th Grade 54.580877332964
7th Grade 56.7480405366728
8th Grade 56.9069425448736
11th Grade 63.7417102409298

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 51.9118542466937
4th Grade 49.2548232261653
5th Grade 39.4492655327446
6th Grade 37.5423451522925
7th Grade 34.76972706217
8th Grade 27.2974102984135
11th Grade 61.4919642807535

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 73.2% 50.9%
Black 16.5% 15.6%
Hispanic 5.4% 24.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.9% 4.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 49.3% 50.9%
English Language Learners 3.0% 8.6%
Students With Disabilities 13.4% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 13.78
AVG FOR NATION 16.11

Missouri Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 6,083,672 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 88 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.3% 6.4%
5-19 Years Old 19.8% 20.0%
20-44 Years Old 32.4% 33.6%
45-64 Years Old 26.8% 26.4%
65 Or Older 14.6% 13.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 2,369,052 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 10.8% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.0% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 26.7% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 6.7% 10.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 11.0% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.8% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.6% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.6% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.6% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 13.7% 12.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,713 $5,244,632,000 51.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $452 $415,120,000 4.1%
Staff $421 $386,293,000 3.8%
General Administration $322 $295,979,000 2.9%
School Administration $563 $516,991,000 5.1%
Operation $963 $883,863,000 8.6%
Transportation $500 $459,261,000 4.5%
Other $233 $213,880,000 2.1%
Total Support $3,455 $3,171,387,000 31.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,979 $1,817,096,000 17.8%
Total Expenditures $11,147 $10,233,115,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,701 $333,638,169,000 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $591 $29,412,404,174 4.6%
Staff $492 $24,492,916,000 3.8%
General Administration $209 $10,424,317,000 1.6%
School Administration $594 $29,556,027,000 4.6%
Operation $1,037 $51,633,785,000 8.1%
Transportation $496 $24,688,412,826 3.9%
Other $387 $19,255,863,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,805 $189,463,725,000 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,365 $117,743,383,000 18.4%
Total Expenditures $12,871 $640,845,277,000 100.0%