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Alexander Elementary School

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Posted February 3, 2014

I think that this school has done well in the last year with the new principal in junior high and high. I would like to see the teachers do better in working with the students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 27, 2010

The Slater School District, especially the Slater Alexander Elementary school is a farce. There is a certain group of kids, whose parents happen to be friends with many of the teachers, seem to be favored more than others. As well, they get preferential treatment when it comes to community sports. Not only that, but the parents of these kids also get to make the rules and are the ones to set up everything. That would be an excellent thing, had it not been for the way 'They' run things. I've had two children attend from Kindergarten on up, one is a junior in high school, the other is in fifth grade. The high school one has been picked at and bullied by teachers and it is now my fifth graders turn.Both children had done quite well until they are in classes with certain teachers.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 20, 2010

What happened in third grade - the earlier grades things were great and teachers were very good - but 3rd grade is not what i had hoped for - when you talk to the superintendent he appears to listen, but you can tell he is somewhere else - limited offerings and it seems like there is little learning going on - not happy with the staff for those students
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 23, 2009

I currently have two children within the Slater School district. I have been very pleased with the level of interest the faculty seem to have related to the success of their students. I have frequently called to the school to address a situation and have had immediate access to the faculty or the administration. It may be the 'small town' mentality, but it is wonderful! While I would like a little more detail in the communication the school's programs have with the parents, I am very pleased with the educational experience my children have had within this school. Now, if only the community would get behind the band director more...
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 27, 2008

My son was in Mrs. Willis kindergartener class and was sent to the counselor and principal during the first week of school. Though through the guidance and leadership ended the school year with the reading ability and course completion far beyond the years of a kindrgartener. School and progress in acheivement was truely unbeleivable.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 20, 2008

My grandson is in Mrs. Wilson kindergartener class and he was so scare to start and she has made him feel so good to be in school and now he says he a big boy now he's in school , but our problem now is tha he wants to take Mrs Wilson on into 1st grade..he said that he like's her being his teacher that he don't want any other teacher , that she is doing just find..My daugther and I really like's Mrs. Wilson and we know this is her 1st year here and we think she will be here for years to come..Keep up the good work Mrs. Wilson.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 28, 2008

We have had a wonderful experience with our kindergartener this year. Very involved principal and counselor. Mrs. Willis is an exceptional teacher!
—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.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
29%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2013.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
22%
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.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
35%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2013.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
15%

2012

 
 
16%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
5%
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.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
38%
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
9%

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
19%

2010

 
 
19%
Science

The state average for Science was 52% in 2013.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
43%
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.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
30%
Math

The state average for Math was 57% in 2013.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
35%
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.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
28%

2010

 
 
48%
Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

31 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
48%
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.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
46%
Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2013.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
29%
Science

The state average for Science was 51% in 2013.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
36%
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 Students36%
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Math

All Students45%
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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 Students37%
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Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students15%
Blackn/a
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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 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 Students59%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
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Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students9%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Science

All Students18%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/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 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 Students32%
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

Math

All Students36%
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 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 Students39%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students36%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/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 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 Students37%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students26%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Science

All Students37%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/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 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

 
 
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2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
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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
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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 87% 74%
Black 5% 17%
Two or more races 5% 2%
Hispanic 2% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 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 61%N/A45%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mrs. Sarah Marriott
Fax number
  • (660) 529-2279

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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515 North Elm
Slater, MO 65349
Phone: (660) 529-3132

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