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South Valley Middle School

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4 stars

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Posted February 18, 2014

This school is awful. The principals and most staff members do not seem to care for the students and the students do not respect the teachers whatsoever. From what I have heard the lunches are terrible, but that should not come as a surprise because it is a school lunch. I am glad my child will be leaving next year to go to Liberty North High School
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 6, 2009

I think it is a good school but some of the teachers are very rude
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 10, 2008

I attending SVMS right now and I do not like it very much. They do not inforce the rules very well the kids can get away with anything. The kids are very disrespectful to authority figures and they cuss all the time. The lunches are okay but are not the best and are very expensive for school lunches. There is no time to socailize exept at lunch. The homework load is okay, but you have to take a lot of classes. The school day starts at 7:25 so you have to get up at 5 or 6pm which is ridiculus. The teachers are pretty nice except for a couple here and there. The quality of the school is very nice. The buses are way too crowded and they leave too early. You have to run from to get a seat especially if you have to get an instrument.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 8, 2006

I have had my children in Kearney Missouri Schools and in Liberty. NO comparison. The quality here is amazing. They TRULY respect your child and teachers/administrators and invested in your child's success. Im so happy to have my son in South Valley.
—Submitted by a parent


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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 52% in 2013.

497 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
67%
Math

The state average for Math was 57% in 2013.

498 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
78%
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 55% in 2013.

466 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
67%
Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

424 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
77%
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 Students64%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
White66%
Free or reduced-price lunch51%
Students with disabilities12%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students69%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic65%
Multiracialn/a
White71%
Free or reduced-price lunch47%
Students with disabilities14%
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 Students68%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic52%
White72%
Free or reduced-price lunch46%
Students with disabilities27%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students78%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic59%
White82%
Free or reduced-price lunch59%
Students with disabilities40%
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

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 57% in 2013.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
97%
Government

The state average for Government was 57% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Algebra I

All Students98%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White97%
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 End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. 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 84% 74%
Black 7% 17%
Hispanic 5% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Two or more races 1% 2%
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 15%N/A45%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Liberty, MO 64068
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