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Royal Heights Elementary School

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Posted October 2, 2008

The education provided at Royal Heights is outstanding. Teachers have all been great with the kids, friendly and very much involved with parents. This school teaches character along with the basics. Excellent scores on MAPS tests which was a plus.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 30, 2006

Disappointing school, emphasis placed on attendance rather than education. I transferred my child to Columbia Elementary where the principle is awesome.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 16, 2006

Principal was very controlling to the extent that I pulled my child out and am now homeschooling...Am not appreciative of the quality!
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
48%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
58%
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.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
47%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
54%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
56%
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.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
45%
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
47%
Science

The state average for Science was 52% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
40%
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 Students31%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
White29%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students35%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
White36%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
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
White48%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students53%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White45%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
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 Students43%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White46%
Free or reduced-price lunch36%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students51%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White49%
Free or reduced-price lunch48%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Science

All Students37%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White38%
Free or reduced-price lunch32%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 81% 74%
Hispanic 8% 5%
Black 5% 17%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 2%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 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 58%N/A45%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Ms. Bobbi Sexson
Fax number
  • (417) 625-5374

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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2100 Rolla St
Joplin, MO 64802
Phone: (417) 625-5370

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