Regional Statistics

  • Chamber President and Economic Development Director

  • Mark J. Elliff
  • Phone: 417-358-2373
  • Fax: 417-358-7479
  • Email Mark J. Elliff

Education Data


Years of Experience of Professional Staff

    • Year
    • 2011
    • 2012
    • 2013
    • 2014
    • Missouri
    • 12.6
    • 12.5
    • 12.4
    • 12.3
    • Carthage R-IX
    • 12.3
    • 12.8
    • 12.7
    • 12.3

Professional Staff with Advanced Degrees

    • Year
    • 2011
    • 2012
    • 2013
    • 2014
    • Missouri
    • 57.7
    • 58.8
    • 59.1
    • 58.9
    • Carthage R-IX
    • 44.3
    • 46.4
    • 44.6
    • 45

Average Administrator Salaries

    • Year
    • 2011
    • 2012
    • 2013
    • 2014
    • Missouri
    • $83,581
    • $84,787
    • $86,019
    • $87,202
    • Carthage R-IX
    • $76,118
    • $74,462
    • $78,953
    • $80,432

Graduation Rates

    • Year
    • 2011
    • 2012
    • 2013
    • 2014
    • Missouri
    • 78.60%
    • 83.71%
    • 85.74%
    • 87.37%
    • Carthage R-IX
    • 82.87%
    • 85.58%
    • 89.94%
    • 92.41%

Staffing Ratios

    • Missouri - Year
    • 2011
    • 2012
    • 2013
    • 2014
    • Students to classroom teachers
    • 18
    • 18
    • 18
    • 18
    • Students to administrators
    • 195
    • 195
    • 195
    • 195
    • Carthage R-IX - Year
    • 2011
    • 2012
    • 2013
    • 2014
    • Students to classroom teachers
    • 20
    • 20
    • 19
    • 19
    • Students to administrators
    • 212
    • 210
    • 204
    • 203

ACT Results

    • Missouri - Year
    • 2011
    • 2012
    • 2013
    • 2014
    • Percent of Graduates Taking the ACT
    • 64.23
    • 66.81
    • 68.35
    • 68.41
    • Composite ACT Score
    • 21.6
    • 21.6
    • 21.6
    • 21.8
    • Carthage R-IX - Year
    • 2011
    • 2012
    • 2013
    • 2014
    • Percent of Graduates Taking the ACT
    • 68.55
    • 66.18
    • 63.19
    • 61.75
    • Composite ACT Score
    • 20.3
    • 21.7
    • 20.6
    • 20.9

Educational Attainment

    • Education
    • #
    • %
    • % (MO)
    • < Grade 9
    • 1,395
    • 16.1%
    • 4.4%
    • Grades 9-12
    • 1,165
    • 13.5%
    • 8.7%
    • High School
    • 2,707
    • 31.3%
    • 31.8%
    • Some College
    • 1,590
    • 18.4%
    • 22.6%
    • Associate's Degree
    • 459
    • 5.3%
    • 6.8%
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • 904
    • 10.5%
    • 16.1%
    • Graduate Degree+
    • 425
    • 4.9%
    • 9.6%

(25+), 2014

Average Teacher Salaries

    • Missouri - Year
    • 2011
    • 2012
    • 2013
    • 2014
    • Average Term Salary
    • $45,309
    • $45,708
    • $46,223
    • $46,756
    • Average Total Salary
    • $46,287
    • $46,735
    • $47,246
    • $47,847
    • Carthage R-IX - Year
    • 2011
    • 2012
    • 2013
    • 2014
    • Average Regular Term Salary
    • $40,194
    • $40,715
    • $41,334
    • $42,249
    • Average Total Salary
    • $41,552
    • $42,021
    • $42,667
    • $43,686