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Top 10 Best Springfield Public Schools (2023-24)

For the 2023-24 school year, there are 64 public schools serving 23,772 students in Springfield, MO (there are , serving 3,675 private students). 87% of all K-12 students in Springfield, MO are educated in public schools (compared to the MO state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Springfield, MO are Mcbride Elementary School, Gray Elementary School and Walt Disney Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Springfield, MO public schools have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Missouri public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Springfield have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Missouri public schools.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Missouri public school average of 31% (majority Black).

Best Springfield, MO Public Schools (2023-24)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mcbride Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5005 S Farm Rd 135
Springfield, MO 65810
(417) 523-4500
Grades: PK-4
| 365 students
Rank: #22.
Gray Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2102 W Farm Rd 182
Springfield, MO 65810
(417) 523-4000
Grades: PK-4
| 410 students
Rank: #33.
Walt Disney Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4100 S Fremont
Springfield, MO 65804
(417) 523-3600
Grades: K-5
| 547 students
Rank: #44.
Hickory Hills Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4650 E. State Hwy Yy
Springfield, MO 65802
(417) 523-7100
Grades: K-5
| 329 students
Rank: #55.
Cherokee Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
420 E Farm Rd 182
Springfield, MO 65810
(417) 523-7200
Grades: 6-8
| 784 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Sequiota Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3414 S Mentor Rd
Springfield, MO 65804
(417) 523-5400
Grades: K-5
| 358 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Willard Central Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2625 N Farm Rd 101
Springfield, MO 65802
(417) 831-4440
Grades: PK-4
| 408 students
Rank: #88.
Field Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2120 Barataria
Springfield, MO 65804
(417) 523-4800
Grades: K-5
| 388 students
Rank: #99.
Central High School
Magnet School
Math: 42% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
423 E Central
Springfield, MO 65802
(417) 523-9600
Grades: 6-12
| 1,490 students
Rank: #1010.
Kickapoo High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3710 S Jefferson
Springfield, MO 65807
(417) 523-8500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,834 students
Rank: #1111.
Willard Orchard Hills Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4595 Farm Road 140
Springfield, MO 65802
(417) 869-0600
Grades: PK-4
| 369 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
David Harrison Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3055 W Kildee Lane
Springfield, MO 65810
(417) 523-5800
Grades: PK-4
| 296 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Wilder Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2526 S Hillsboro
Springfield, MO 65804
(417) 523-5300
Grades: K-5
| 341 students
Rank: #1414.
Willard South Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4151 W Division
Springfield, MO 65802
(417) 862-6308
Grades: PK-4
| 398 students
Rank: #1515.
Pershing Middle School
Math: 40% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2120 Ventura
Springfield, MO 65804
(417) 523-2400
Grades: 6-8
| 688 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Truman Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3850 N Farm Rd 159
Springfield, MO 65803
(417) 523-5100
Grades: PK-5
| 262 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
York Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2100 Nichols
Springfield, MO 65802
(417) 523-3000
Grades: PK-5
| 189 students
Rank: #1818.
Sherwood Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2524 S. Golden
Springfield, MO 65807
(417) 523-3800
Grades: K-5
| 455 students
Rank: #1919.
Glendale High School
Math: 21% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2727 S Ingram Mill
Springfield, MO 65804
(417) 523-8900
Grades: 9-12
| 1,309 students
Rank: #2020.
Weaver Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1461 N Douglas
Springfield, MO 65802
(417) 523-1200
Grades: PK-5
| 239 students
Rank: #2121.
Reed Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 N Lyon
Springfield, MO 65803
(417) 523-6300
Grades: 6-8
| 561 students
Rank: #2222.
Cowden Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2927 S Kimbrough
Springfield, MO 65807
(417) 523-3500
Grades: PK-5
| 281 students
Rank: #2323.
Hickory Hills Middle School
Math: 31% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4650 E. State Hwy Yy
Springfield, MO 65802
(417) 523-7100
Grades: 6-8
| 466 students
Rank: #2424.
Pleasant View Middle School
Math: 31% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2210 E State Hwy Aa
Springfield, MO 65803
(417) 523-2100
Grades: 6-8
| 357 students
Rank: #2525.
Horace Mann Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3745 S Broadway
Springfield, MO 65807
(417) 523-4400
Grades: PK-5
| 381 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Pittman Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2934 E Bennett
Springfield, MO 65804
(417) 523-4700
Grades: K-5
| 204 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Rountree Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1333 E Grand
Springfield, MO 65804
(417) 523-4900
Grades: K-5
| 237 students
Rank: #28 - 3228. - 32.
Bingham Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2126 E. Cherry
Springfield, MO 65802
(417) 523-3400
Grades: K-5
| 353 students
Rank: #28 - 3228. - 32.
Delaware Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1505 S Delaware
Springfield, MO 65804
(417) 523-3700
Grades: PK-5
| 279 students
Rank: #28 - 3228. - 32.
Mark Twain Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2352 S Weaver
Springfield, MO 65807
(417) 523-4300
Grades: PK-5
| 326 students
Rank: #28 - 3228. - 32.
Pershing Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2120 Ventura
Springfield, MO 65804
(417) 523-2400
Grades: K-5
| 151 students
Rank: #28 - 3228. - 32.
Pleasant View Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2210 E State Hwy Aa
Springfield, MO 65803
(417) 523-2100
Grades: K-5
| 177 students
Rank: #3333.
Jeffries Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4051 S Scenic
Springfield, MO 65807
(417) 523-3900
Grades: PK-5
| 434 students
Rank: #3434.
Carver Middle School
Math: 25% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3325 W Battlefield
Springfield, MO 65807
(417) 523-6800
Grades: 6-8
| 716 students
Rank: #3535.
Willard Intermediate-south
Math: 24% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
630 S.miller
Springfield, MO 65802
(417) 742-5440
Grades: 5-6
| 289 students
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Springfield, Missouri Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1126 N Broadway
Springfield, MO 65802
(417) 523-1600
Grades: K-5
| 178 students
Greene Valley (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
1601 East Pythian
Springfield, MO 65802
(417) 895-6848
Grades: Inquire with school
| 40 students
205 Park Central East, Suite
Springfield, MO 65806
(185) 595-3412
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
906 W Portland
Springfield, MO 65807
(417) 523-4600
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
940 N Jefferson
Springfield, MO 65802
(417) 523-4200
Grades: 3-6
| n/a students
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the top ranked public schools in Springfield, MO?
The top ranked public schools in Springfield, MO include Mcbride Elementary School, Gray Elementary School and Walt Disney Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Springfield, MO?
64 public schools are located in Springfield, MO.
What percentage of students in Springfield, MO go to public school?
87% of all K-12 students in Springfield, MO are educated in public schools (compared to the MO state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Springfield, MO?
Springfield, MO public schools minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Missouri public schools average of 31% (majority Black).

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