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Blue Springs R-IV School District is a top rated, public school district located in Blue Springs, MO. It has 14,318 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 68% of students are at least proficient in math and 77% in reading.
About Blue Springs R-IV School District...
Address
1801 NW Vesper
Blue Springs, MO 64015
Telephone
(816) 224-1300
Website

Blue Springs R-IV School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
77%
Percent Proficient - Math
68%
Average Graduation Rate
94%
Average SAT
1290
33 responses
Average ACT
26
692 responses

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
14,318
Free or Reduced Lunch
32.2%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$63,235
Teachers in First/Second Year
10.5%

Finances

Total Expenses
$150,546,000
Expenses Per Student
$11,734/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    61%
  • Support Services
    35%
  • Other
    4%

Blue Springs R-IV School District Reviews

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The elementary schools made me advanced and ready for middle school. There were many advanced class opportunities, which i took! I am enrolled in 12 credit hours this semester as a senior in high school, and i am so thankful for the experience. The only downside to my current high school, Blue Springs South, is the politics. Sports are all based on politics, and the school senate is completely corrupt. They also force you to know what you want to do with your life at a very young age, causing me to have panic attacks even thinking about it.
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This district is amazing and full of opportunities for each and everyone of the kids. It allows you to explore everything in the fields of sports, band, music, theatre, art, and much more. The school that I work for has a “you matter” theme. This theme helps the students know that even if they are going through tough times they still matter in the eyes of their school whether that be friends, teachers or other faculty. It helps to recognize when someone doesn’t feel that they matter to reach out to them and be a friend. This theme allows the kids to feel wanted in the eyes of the school and nothing they can do or say will change that. Blue Spring School District only wants to push their kids in the right direction and in the way of opportunities shows that they truly matter.
I enjoyed my experience at Blue Springs High School thoroughly. Unlike most high schools, a lot of freedom was given to us during our lunch, where we had a whole hour to do homework or eat or just hangout if we had nothing else to do. Our sports were always phenomenal to watch and partake in. The teachers at the high school were all very professional and encouraged earning grades and were actually passionate about teaching. I became very close with my counselor and a few teachers and they are all still helping me to this day in college. If I were to have kids soon, I would definitely want to put them through Blue Springs. Go Wildcats!