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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B+
  7. Administration
    grade C
  8. Sports
    grade B
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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Parkway South High School is a highly rated, public school located in Manchester, MO. It has 1,676 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 42% of students are at least proficient in math and 72% in reading.

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Parkway South High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
72%
Percent Proficient - Math
42%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1320
45 responses
Average ACT
28
399 responses
AP Enrollment
26%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$77,983
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,061
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$229,700
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
86%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 28 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 28 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 107 responses
  • Homecoming football game
    15%
  • Spirit Week
    15%
  • Student faculty basketball game
    14%
  • Homecoming
    13%
  • Special Olympics
    11%
  • Academic Assembly
    10%
  • Pep rallies
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,676
Free or Reduced Lunch
17%
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 38 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 38 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 38 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$71,828
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.2%
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 38 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 38 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 38 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$16,107 / year
National
$12,239
95%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 44 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 44 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 44 responses

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