Pershing Elementary School

2610 Blackwell Rd, St. Joseph, MO 64505 | (816) 671-4320
  • Grades: KG-6
  • Student Enrollment: 324
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Tara Wells
  • Fax: (816) 671-4485
School District Details
  • St. Joseph School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,359
  • Graduation Rate: 81.4%
  • Dropout Rate: 2.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 13.9
  • Enrolled Students: 11,737

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 324
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 19.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 158 (48.8%)
  • Females: 166 (51.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 37 (11.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 132 (40.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 169 (52.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Pershing Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Pershing Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade6118.8%
2nd Grade5015.4%
3rd Grade4313.3%
4th Grade299.0%
5th Grade4614.2%
6th Grade5115.7%
Classroom Environment (2010)
Students Per Classroom
Faculty Information (2010)
Principal Years of Experience: 12.0
Teacher Average Years of Experience: 9.3
Faculty Salary (2010)
Average Salary of Administration: $76,600
Average Salary of Teachers: $40,252
Teacher Credentials (2009)
Percent of Teachers with Regular Certificates
Percent of Teachers with No Certificate: 4.8%
Source: MO Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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