The Department of Elementary in Jefferson City
|State education agency overview|
|Headquarters||205 Jefferson Street , Jefferson City|
|State education agency executives|
|Parent department||Missouri State Board of Education|
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The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education or DESE, autonomous of the governor and the Missouri State Legislature, administers primary and secondary public education in the state of Missouri. Local municipalities and their respective school districts operate individual public schools but the Department audits performance of public schools. The Department also makes recommendations to state leaders concerning education spending and policies. The department is headquartered in the Jefferson State Office Building in downtown Jefferson City, Missouri.
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has launched Top 10 by 20, a major improvement effort that aims for student achievement in Missouri to rank among the top 10 states by 2020.
Cole County is a county in the central part of the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 75,990. Its county seat and largest city is Jefferson City, the state capital. The county was organized November 16, 1820 and named after pioneer Captain Stephen Cole, an Indian fighter and pioneer settler, who built Cole's Fort in Boonville.
Secondary education in the United States is the last seven years of statutory formal education grade 6 through grade 12. It occurs in two phases. The first is the ISCED lower secondary phase; a junior high school or middle school for students grade 6 through grade 8. The second is the ISCED upper secondary phase; the High School from grade 9 until grade 12. There is some debate over the optimum age of transfer, and variation in some the states.
In the U.S. education system, magnet schools are public schools with specialized courses or curricula. "Magnet" refers to how the schools draw students from across the normal boundaries defined by authorities as school zones that feed into certain schools.
Jefferson College is a community college in Jefferson County, Missouri, in the city of Hillsboro. As of Fall 2019, Jefferson College enrollment includes 4,179 full and part-time college credit students.
Hazelwood West High School is a public high school in the Hazelwood School District located in North St. Louis County, Missouri.
Jefferson City High School (JCHS) is a public secondary school in Jefferson City, Missouri. It is one of the five public high schools in Cole County and is one of two in Jefferson City.
Clayton High School is a public high school in Clayton, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis, that is the only high school in the School District of Clayton.
The Wyoming Area School District is a midsized, suburban, public school district located in northeastern Luzerne County and southeastern Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. It is situated midway between Wilkes-Barre and Scranton (USA). The District is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. Wyoming Area School District is composed of six municipalities: West Pittston, Exeter, Wyoming, West Wyoming, Harding and Falls Township, covering approximately 26 square miles (67 km2) primarily in Luzerne County. According to 2000 federal census data, it served a resident population of 20,386. The 2010 federal census data, reported a decline of the District's resident population to 19,386 people. In 2009, Wyoming Area School District residents' per capita income was $18,034, while the median family income was $43,321. In the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. By 2013, the median household income in the United States rose to $52,100.
Education in Missouri is provided by both public and private schools, colleges, and universities, and a variety of public library systems. All public education in the state is governed by the Missouri State Board of Education, which is made up of eight citizens appointed by the Governor of Missouri and confirmed by the Missouri Senate.
Jefferson-Morgan School District is a diminutive, rural, public school district located in Greene County, Pennsylvania. It serves the boroughs of Jefferson, Rices Landing, and Clarksville. It also serves Jefferson and Morgan townships. Jefferson-Morgan School District encompasses approximately 47 square miles (120 km2). According to 2000 federal census data, it served a resident population of 6,142. By 2010, the District's population declined to 5,895 people. in 2010, the educational attainment levels for the population 25 and over were 87.0% high school graduates and 13.7% college graduates. In 2009, the District residents’ per capita income was $16,304, while the median family income was $38,728. In the Commonwealth, the median family income was $49,501 and the United States median family income was $49,445, in 2010. The School District reports 825 students in 2012. Whites make up 97% of the student body, blacks make up nearly 2%. The teacher-student ratio is 13:1. Thirty-seven percent of the students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch prices."J-M" are also known for their many wins and loses against the Carmichaels Area School District.
Jefferson City School District is a school district based in Jefferson City, Missouri (USA).
Plymouth Public Schools is a school district that serves Plymouth, Massachusetts. It operates 12 schools, making it one of the largest town school districts in the state.
North County Christian School is a private Christian school in Florissant, Missouri, USA. Established in 1962 with a kindergarten class of 12 students, NCCS has grown to a school of 540 preschool, elementary, middle and high school students. NCCS currently has over 400 families enrolled representing over 130 churches and 5 school districts.
The Brockway Area School District in a small, rural public school district located in north west Pennsylvania, USA. The District encompasses approximately 147 square miles (380 km2) spanning portions of two counties. In Elk County it covers a small portion of Horton Township. In Jefferson County it covers the Borough of Brockway and Polk Township, Snyder Township and Washington Township. The district operates one elementary school and Brockway Area Junior/Senior High School. The District is with the Riverview Intermediate Unit 6 region. The Intermediate Unit provides support services and therapy to special education students. It also provides training to school personnel.
Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) is a division of the state government of Maryland in the United States. The agency oversees public school districts. The agency is headquartered at 200 West Baltimore Street in downtown Baltimore in the newly renamed "Nancy Grasmick Building", after Nancy Grasmick, who served as state superintendent of schools from 1991 to 2011.
The Clarion-Limestone Area School District is a small, rural, public school district which spans portions of two counties. In Clarion County, it serves the Borough of Strattanville and Clarion Township, Limestone Township and Millcreek Township. In Jefferson County it serves the Borough of Corsica and Union Township. The Clarion-Limestone Area School District encompasses approximately 117 square miles (300 km2). According to 2000 federal census data, it serves a resident population of 7,173. In 2009, the District residents' per capita income was $17,013, while median family income was $38,633 per year. Per school district officials, in school year 2007-08 the Clarion-Limestone Area School District provided basic educational services to 1,045 pupils; employing 86 teachers, 33 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 5 administrators. In 2010, Clarion-Limestone Area School District employed: 86 teachers, 33 full-time and part-time support personnel, and 5 administrators.
The Leopold R-3 School District is a small, rural public school district located in the unincorporated area of Leopold in Bollinger County in Southeast Missouri. With an average yearly enrollment of approximately 200 students in grades K-12, it is one of the smallest school districts in the state of Missouri.
The Student Government Program (SGP) is the Philippines' program for pupil governments in elementary schools student governments in secondary schools of the Department of Education, under the Office of the Undersecretary for Regional Operations. It is the foremost co-curricular student organization authorized to implement pertinent programs, projects, and activities in Philippine schools as mandated by the Department of Education.
Normandy Schools Collaborative is a public school district serving 23 municipalities in northern St. Louis County, Missouri. The district operates one comprehensive high school which includes an alternative education program, five grade 1-8 elementary schools, and one early learning center. The district is named for Normandy, Missouri, one of the primary municipalities served by the district. The Missouri Board of Education voted to end the school district on June 30, 2014. It lost state accreditation that year for poor academic performance. An appointed board replaced the elected board, and the district became a new entity called the “Normandy Schools Collaborative.” The state had direct oversight of the schools. The District was featured on an episode of NPR's This American Life that aired on July 31, 2015.
Missouri State Board of Education (MSBE) is Missouri's board of education, headquartered in Jefferson City. The board of education is established in Article IX, Section 2a of the Missouri Constitution. The eight members of the Board of Education are elected to staggered eight-year terms. The Board serves as the state-level governing body for career and technical education programs provided by local school districts, community colleges and four-year institutions and helps determine educational policy for the state's primary and secondary schools.