MISSOURI SCHOOLS AND NEIGHBORHOODS: WE ARE HERE TO HELP
SchoolsK-12.com is a site designed around the needs of a relocating family with school age children. It is a site that allows the family to search public and private Missouri schools, but understands that choosing the right Missouri neighborhood is equally important to a successful move. Through a network of local sponsors and experts, Schoolsk-12.com can guide a family through the process of choosing an excellent Missouri school located in a great neighborhood taking into account such things as affordability, accessibility to work, to shopping, the traffic patterns and more.
ABOUT Missouri SCHOOLS
Missouri schools boast a total statewide student population of 1,011,287 attending 2,475 schools in 533 public school districts and 674 private schools. Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but Missouri public schools spend an average of $6,412 per student each year. That ranks Missouri schools number 39 nationally.
Student teacher ratio is an important statistic cluing parents into the probable attention their child might receive individually in a classroom setting. Missouri public schools average a student teacher ratio of 26:1. Missouri private schools average 11:1. Also, high schools in Missouri average a student body population of 383, while Missouri middle schools and elementary schools average student body populations of 306 and 308 respectively.
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CHOOSING THE BEST SCHOOL FOR YOUR CHILD: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
It wasn't so long ago that a child's education was limited to geographical boundaries set by the local school district. Increasingly, government is injecting "choice" into the equation by allowing children to enroll in the school of their choosing, regardless of where they live, as long as there is sufficient classroom space available.