District Summary Ratings

Many of the schools in this district are rated average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Joplin Schools School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Student Progress

A larger number of schools in this district have students who are making more academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Joplin Schools School District

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October 30, 2023
I went to this school, it was horrible. The principals didn't do anything when I was sexually assaulted in the locker room even though there were witnesses, they only made it so we couldn't be in the... More
Review for North Middle School
Parent / Guardian
November 23, 2022
The experience in the school is unprofessional.
Parent / Guardian
January 14, 2022
Both of my daughters attend here and I love this school! I love the teachers, the principal is fun, and the staff is great! I don't want to move even though I need a bigger house just so that my son... More
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