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Pioneer Trail Elementary School

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Posted March 14, 2013

All of the teachers, principals, counselor, and other staff are fantastic. They are all open to communication with parents, proactive in preventing problems such as bullying, and consistent with handling problems should they arise. Most of the staff came from Southwest Elementary (which was closed when Pioneer Trail was opened). The teachers, even in kindergarten, understand the importance of differentiated instruction and go the extra mile to ensure that all students are challenged while being given the chance to succeed at whatever level they are at. They then encourage and promote growth and development both in academic and social skills.
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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 49% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 54% in 2013.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2013.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
45%

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 53% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 52% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students46%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
White52%
Free or reduced-price lunch39%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students60%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
White63%
Free or reduced-price lunch46%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students57%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White62%
Free or reduced-price lunch39%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students47%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White52%
Free or reduced-price lunch29%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students47%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White50%
Free or reduced-price lunch34%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students51%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White52%
Free or reduced-price lunch46%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Science

All Students48%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White52%
Free or reduced-price lunch37%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 75% 74%
Black 11% 17%
Hispanic 7% 5%
Two or more races 5% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 51%N/A45%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Jefferson City, MO 65109
Phone: (573) 632-3400

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