Overview for Missouri

For the 2020-21 school year, the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) collected district-level learning model data; student enrollment data by learning model are not available for the full year, but are provided for October 2020 and February. DESE also collected school-level learning model data as part of the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program. COVID-19 case data for the state’s schools or districts are not currently available. Data on when and if districts had masking policies in place for staff or students are available for districts that responded to the COVID-19 School Data Hub Masking Survey (note that the state did not have a mask mandate in effect during the school year).

Data Details

Please review the Data Details for Missouri for important information on the datasets presented below.

October, 2020
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No Data
Closed

Note that not all states have available data at this time.

Predominant Learning Models in Missouri in 2020-2021

Shown as a percentage of the 2020-21 school year that students in Missouri had access to primarily in-person, hybrid, or virtual instruction. All calculations are weighted by enrollment size.

53%

In-Person

34%

Hybrid

13%

Virtual

Note. Values may not add to 100% due to rounding. This dataset includes 556 districts in the state with learning model data for the 2020-21 school year. Pandemic schooling mode data for the 2020–21 school year were provided by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Data are available between September 2020–May 2021. The predominant model reflects the most common monthly model offered by school districts over the course of the school year, and not individual student schooling mode choices. For more information about the data, please see the state's Data Details.

School Districts by Learning Model in 2020-2021

Compare the percentage of the school year that K-12 public school students had access to primarily in-person, hybrid, or virtual instruction in the selected districts vs. the state average.

In-Person

Hybrid

Virtual

Statewide

Note. Use the drop-down feature to compare up to three districts to the state's average. Values may not add to 100% due to rounding. These figures represent the percentage of the school year that each district offered primarily in-person, hybrid, or virtual instruction, based on the monthly schooling mode. Pandemic schooling mode data for the 2020–21 school year were provided by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Data are available between September 2020–May 2021. The predominant model reflects the most common monthly model offered by school districts over the course of the school year, and not individual student schooling mode choices. For more information about the data, please see the state's Data Details.

State Characteristics by Learning Model in 2020-2021

Compare the percentage of the school year in-person, hybrid, or virtual instruction was the primary mode of instruction for students by race/ethnicity, free and reduced price lunch (FRPL) eligibility, and district locale. All school district characteristics are based on data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) for the 2020-21 school year. Note that FRPL data are not available for AK, IL, MA, OH, VA and DC. All calculations are weighted by district enrollment size.

In-Person

Hybrid

Virtual

By Race and Ethnicity

The percentage of the school year that in-person, hybrid, or virtual instruction was the primary mode of instruction for K-12 students by student race/ethnicity, as defined by NCES.

By Free and Reduced Price Lunch Eligibility

The percentage of the school year that in-person, hybrid, or virtual instruction was the primary mode of instruction for K-12 students by free and reduced price lunch (FRPL) eligibility, as defined by NCES.

By District Locale

Compare the percentage of the school year that in-person, hybrid, or virtual instruction was the primary mode of instruction for K-12 students by district locale, as defined by NCES.

Public Data Sources for Missouri

Learning Model Data
DataLearning model data available?SourceData LevelTime IntervalDownload
MO Learning Model Data (districts)YesMO Department of Elementary and Secondary EducationDistrictWeeklycsv svgxls svg
MO Learning Model Data (schools)YesMO Department of Elementary and Secondary EducationSchoolMonthlycsv svgxls svg
COVID-19 Case Data and Masking Policy Data
DataAvailable?SourceData LevelDownload
MO COVID-19 DataNo
MO Masking DataYesCSDH Masking SurveyDistrictcsv svgxls svg