Best Public Schools in Maplewood, MO


Summary:

The city of Maplewood, Missouri is home to 3 schools serving students from early childhood through high school, including 1 elementary school, 1 middle school, and 1 high school within the Maplewood-Richmond Heights school district. These schools exhibit a mix of high-performing and diverse educational offerings, with some potential socioeconomic and equity concerns.

The Mrh Early Childhood Center stands out with its relatively high percentage of white students (72.61%) and the lowest free and reduced lunch rate (21.52%) among the 3 schools, suggesting a more affluent student population. This elementary school also has the highest per-student spending ($17,210) and the smallest class sizes with a student-teacher ratio of 12.1. In contrast, the Maplewood-Richmond Heights High school has a more diverse student population and has consistently ranked among the top 67 high schools in Missouri over the past 3 years, earning a 4-star rating.

The data also reveals potential socioeconomic and equity concerns within the district. The differences in free and reduced lunch rates among the schools indicate disparities, and the racial makeup of the schools suggests some level of segregation, with Mrh Early Childhood Center having a significantly higher percentage of white students compared to the other schools. However, the Mrh Middle school stands out for its exceptional performance in Mathematics and Science, with students outperforming the state average on the MAP assessments.








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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

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