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71%
  • West Plains Sr. High
  • 602 E Olden, West Plains
  • WEST PLAINS R-VII
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,111
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
60%
  • West Plains Elementary.
  • 1136 Allen St, West Plains
  • WEST PLAINS R-VII
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 757
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
57%
  • Howell Valley Elementary.
  • 6461 State Rte Zz, West Plains
  • HOWELL VALLEY R-I
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 229
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
52%
  • Junction Hill Elementary.
  • 8004 County Rd 3010, West Plains
  • JUNCTION HILL C-12
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 213
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
50%
  • Ozark Horizon School
  • 1715 Wayhaven Dr, West Plains
  • MO SCHLS FOR THE SEV DISABLED
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 26
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 8:1
49%
  • Fairview Elementary.
  • 4036 State Rte K, West Plains
  • FAIRVIEW R-XI
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 514
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
49%
  • Richards Elementary.
  • 3461 County Rd 1710, West Plains
  • RICHARDS R-V
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 457
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
47%
  • West Plains Middle School
  • 730 E Olden, West Plains
  • WEST PLAINS R-VII
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 526
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
35%
  • Glenwood Elementary.
  • 10286 State Route 17, West Plains
  • GLENWOOD R-VIII
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 252
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
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  • South Central Career Center.
  • 407 West Thornburgh, West Plains
  • WEST PLAINS R-VII
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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West Plains school information

IndexWest PlainsMissouriNational
Average Test Scores52%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools131,89979,221
Total private schools153124,874
Total post-secondary schools12137,963
The West Plains, MO educational system consists of 13 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. West Plains public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 2% higher than than the Missouri average and 6% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West Plains public schools is 12:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.8% have completed high school, 16.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in West Plains

IndexWest PlainsMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade84.2%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school81.8%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college51.2%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.9%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.7%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters8.0%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.3%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.2%1.3%

There are a total of 13 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in West Plains. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for West Plains, MO schools is 52%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In West Plains, MO, an average of 84.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 81.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of West Plains 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 West Plains, MO schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
South Fork, MO17657%16%
Koshkonong, MO22653%8%
West Plains, MO12,25952%6%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hudson, FL12,25742%15%
Newington Forest, VA12,26278%59%
New Baltimore, MI12,26647%5%
Larkspur, CA12,26873%47%
Wilton Manors, FL12,27034%31%
West Plains, MO12,25952%6%
Source: The West Plains, 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.