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Posted May 8, 2013

The middle school has several things in place to help students who are in jeopardy. We have 'check and connect' -a mentor program, we have weekly team meetings to check for failing grades, we have the online grade monitoring system for parents, and we have progress reports sent home every 3 weeks all year long. The way I see it, parents think they can send their kids here and the teachers will do it all. Well, wake up and smell the coffee. You have to make your child do homework, read their books, and get sleep before they come back in. If you saw the kids we see flunking because they stay up all night playing video games, are enrolled in 2 or more sports or activities, and don't read a word outside these doors, it wouldn't surprise you that some fail. The school employs teachers, not God.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted May 20, 2009

This school has no 'disaster plan' for a child having difficulty in school. Once the child starts slippling through the cracks, it is unnoticed and there is no measures to intervene to stop it.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 18, 2009

My child had a lot of difficulty at Neosho Middle school. He went from straight A's to almost flunking out. The one complaint I had while he attended is that I never knew what was going on with his grades until it was too late. They need better and more frequent communication with parents! Or get with the Parent Connect program like the Jr. High/High school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 7, 2009

this school is excellent the empoys work hard to to get there job done and done wright and the students injoy it
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 11, 2007

I have two students who are either enrolled at or attended Neosho Middle School. I have a lot of experience dealing with educators from many varied backgrounds and parts of the nation. You would be vary hard pressed to find any middle school better. The teachers and administrators here truly care about what is best for each and every child. The school is overcrowded and they do need some facility changes, but as far as the educational quality or that of the staff, I give them an 'A'.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 9, 2006

Hello, i'm a dtudent at this school and some teachers enjoy you and some hate you for know reason.I think your kids can do better off anywhere else. Please think twice about enrolling your students at this school. Thank you for paying ation to my commit.
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 10, 2005

My child has had continuing problems since she enrolled at Neosho Middle, she went from straight A's to D's. She says the teachers do not like her and she feels 'stupid'. This school seems to be very segregated.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 28, 2004

Great school. We were doubting the quality of Neosho schools as a whole after horrible elementary experience. This school's administration cares for each kid for who they are and work with the parents to provide a safe learning enviroment. Teaching teams generally work together well and have been great for my child.
—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 53% in 2013.

337 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
49%
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

337 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
49%
Science

The state average for Science was 52% in 2013.

337 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
52%
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 52% in 2013.

308 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
49%

2010

 
 
45%
Math

The state average for Math was 57% in 2013.

308 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
51%
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.

341 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
60%

2010

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

342 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
63%
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 Students51%
Blackn/a
Hispanic33%
White54%
Free or reduced-price lunch43%
Students with disabilities21%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students66%
Blackn/a
Hispanic53%
White69%
Free or reduced-price lunch58%
Students with disabilities41%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Science

All Students55%
Blackn/a
Hispanic47%
White60%
Free or reduced-price lunch49%
Students with disabilities44%
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 Students46%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White48%
Free or reduced-price lunch39%
Students with disabilities22%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students61%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White64%
Free or reduced-price lunch54%
Students with disabilities29%
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 Students58%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic45%
White63%
Free or reduced-price lunch53%
Students with disabilities29%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students64%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic50%
White68%
Free or reduced-price lunch56%
Students with disabilities29%
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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
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 Studentsn/a
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Whiten/a
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 79% 74%
Hispanic 9% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 4% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 3% 0%
Black 2% 17%
Two or more races 2% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 65%N/A45%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1420 Hale McGinty Dr
Neosho, MO 64850
Phone: (417) 451-8650

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