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70%
  • Kelsey Norman Elementary.
  • Po Box 128, Joplin
  • JOPLIN SCHOOLS
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 268
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
67%
  • Stapleton Elementary.
  • Po Box 128, Joplin
  • JOPLIN SCHOOLS
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 452
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
50%
  • College View School
  • 1101 N Goetz Blvd, Joplin
  • MO SCHLS FOR THE SEV DISABLED
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 24
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 5:1
50%
  • Royal Heights Elementary.
  • Po Box 128, Joplin
  • JOPLIN SCHOOLS
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 269
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
50%
  • Eastmorland Elementary.
  • Po Box 128, Joplin
  • JOPLIN SCHOOLS
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 279
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
49%
  • Joplin High
  • Po Box 128, Joplin
  • JOPLIN SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,185
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
47%
  • Columbia Elementary.
  • Po Box 128, Joplin
  • JOPLIN SCHOOLS
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 227
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
47%
  • Soaring Heights Elementary.
  • Po Box 128, Joplin
  • JOPLIN SCHOOLS
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 419
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
47%
  • North Middle School
  • Po Box 128, Joplin
  • JOPLIN SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 564
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
47%
  • South Middle School
  • Po Box 128, Joplin
  • JOPLIN SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 612
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
37%
  • West Central Elementary.
  • Po Box 128, Joplin
  • JOPLIN SCHOOLS
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 223
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
37%
  • Mckinley Elementary.
  • Po Box 128, Joplin
  • JOPLIN SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 438
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
36%
  • Cecil Floyd Elementary.
  • Po Box 128, Joplin
  • JOPLIN SCHOOLS
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 569
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
36%
  • Irving Elementary
  • P O Box 128, Joplin
  • JOPLIN SCHOOLS
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 585
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
32%
  • Jefferson Elementary.
  • Po Box 128, Joplin
  • JOPLIN SCHOOLS
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 262
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
31%
  • East Middle School
  • Po Box 128, Joplin
  • JOPLIN SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 526
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
n/a
  • Gateway School
  • 1823 W 20th St, Joplin
  • DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICE
  • Grades: 5 - 12 · Students: 16
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 8:1
n/a
  • Joplin Early Childhood Center.
  • Po Box 128, Joplin
  • JOPLIN SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Franklin Technology Center.
  • Po Box 128, Joplin
  • JOPLIN SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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Joplin school information

IndexJoplinMissouriNational
Average Test Scores46%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools221,89979,221
Total private schools653124,874
Total post-secondary schools82137,963
The Joplin, MO educational system consists of 22 public schools, 6 private schools and 8 post-secondary schools. Joplin public schools have average test scores of 46% which is 10% lower than than the Missouri average and 7% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Joplin public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.2% have completed high school, 25.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Joplin

IndexJoplinMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade85.0%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school84.2%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college56.4%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.6%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.2%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters8.8%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.2%1.3%

Joplin, MO School Districts

Joplin School District

There are a total of 22 public schools, 6 private schools and 8 post-secondary schools in Joplin. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Joplin, MO schools is 46%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Joplin, MO, an average of 85.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.2% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Joplin schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Joplin, MO schools.

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Oronogo, MO2,60587%77%
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Granby, MO2,12660%22%
Carl Junction, MO7,63452%5%
Joplin, MO51,23146%7%

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Joplin, MO51,23146%7%
Source: The Joplin, MO education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.