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Paris R-II Schools

Paris R-II School District has an area of approximately 269 square miles and is located in Northeast Missouri in Monroe County and the northern tip of Audrain County.  The district includes the town of Paris with a population of about 1,500 and the communities of Santa Fe, Granville, and Goss, and a large rural area.  A major portion of the Mark Twain Lake is located within the school district.  The population is relatively stable with minor fluctuations depending on local economic conditions. 

Economic and Population Information
The economy of the Paris R-II School District is heavily dependent on the Agriculture industry and small business. 

The District Staff
The district employs 47 certified staff (43 teachers and 4 administrators) and 25 classified staff.  The professional staff has an average of 15.4 years of experience total and 10.7 years of experience within the district.  Of the entire professional staff, 30% have a masters degree and 4% have specialist degrees. 

The Student Body 
The district has a total of 568 resident students. School sponsored activities for students include: Academic Bowl, Football, Basketball, Softball, Track, FHA, AFS, Art Club, Band, Flag Squad, Cheerleading, and Pep Club. 

The Parents and the Community 
Paris R-II has several parent and patron organizations that work in support of the school.  Several having major impact would include the Paris Parent-Teacher Organization, the Paris Public Education Foundation, the Paris Booster Club, the Paris Music Boosters, Chapter 1 parents advisory group, the Drug-Free Advisory Committee, the Curriculum advisory committee, and the Parent Advisory Committee. 

School Facilities

The Paris Elementary School is located at 725 Cleveland in Paris, Missouri.
The Paris Junior High School is located at 112 South Main in Paris, Missouri. 
The Paris High School is located on Business Highway 24 on the southern edge of Paris, Missouri. 

For more information on Paris R-II Schools, visit their web site at

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