Grain Valley South Middle School has been listed as being among the best middle schools by U.S. News and World Report. In the publisher’s first year of reporting on the nation’s middle schools, South Middle School ranked #122 in Missouri middle schools, placing it in the top 30% of middle schools in the state.
For each state, schools were assessed on their students’ math and reading proficiency as measured on state assessment tests. According to U.S. News and World Report, half of the ranking formula are the results themselves; the other half was the results in the context of socioeconomic demographics.
Grain Valley South Middle School Data is based on the 2018-19 and 2019-20 school years.