Fort Zumwalt R-II School District, Missouri

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Fort Zumwalt R-II School District
O'Fallon, Missouri
Ft. Zumwalt R-II School District seal.jpg
District Profile
Superintendent:Bernard J. DuBray
Graduation rate:85.7%
Number of schools:24
Budget: $207.2 million[1]
Website:School Home Page
Board of Education
Board president:Mike Price
Board members:7
Term length:3
Fort Zumwalt R-II School District is a school district in Missouri that serves the city of O'Fallon, Missouri. It is the 5th largest school district in Missouri, serving 18,625 students in 24 schools in the 2012-2013 school year with an operating budget of $207.2 million.[1][2]

About the district

Fort Zumwalt R-II School District, Missouri
Fort Zumwalt R-II School District is located in St. Charles County in O'Fallon, Missouri. It is located in the third largest county in Missouri. According to the 2010 United States Census, O'Fallon is home to 79,329 residents.[3]


O'Fallon underperformed the state average in median household income and residents living below the poverty level. The United States Census Bureau found that 38.3 percent of O'Fallon residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 25.8 percent for Missouri as a whole. The median household income in O'Fallon was $77,210 compared to $51,529 for the state of Missouri. The poverty rate in O'Fallon was 3.9 percent compared to 15.0 percent for the entire state.[3]

Racial Demographics, 2010[3]
Race O'Fallon (%) Missouri (%)
White 89.9 82.8
Black or African American 4.0 11.6
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.2 0.5
Asian 3.2 1.6
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.1
Two or More Races 1.8 2.1
Hispanic or Latino 2.7 3.5

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin, not a race. Therefore, the Census allows citizens to report both their race and that they are from a "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin simultaneously. As a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table will exceed 100 percent. Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages.[4]


Bernard J. DuBray is the current superintendent of Fort Zumwalt R-II School District. He has served in this role since 1989. DuBray has had a middle school in the district named after him.[5]

School board

The Fort Zumwalt R-II School District Board of Education is composed of seven members serving three-year terms.[6]

Fort Zumwalt R-II Board of Education
Member District Term Ends
Mike Price At-large 2014
Barbara Bryant At-large 2015
Scott Grasser At-large 2016
Mike MacCormack At-large 2015
Renee Porter At-large 2014
Laure Schmidt At-large 2014
Michael Swaringim At-large 2016

School board elections

See also: Fort Zumwalt R-II School District elections (2014)

Members of the Fort Zumwalt R-II School District Board of Education are elected to three-year terms. There was no primary election and the general election for three seats was held on April 8, 2014.[7] Two seats were up for election in 2013 and two seats will be up for election in 2015.


Fort Zumwalt R-II School District publishes its annual budget on its website.[1]

Expenditures by Category
School Year Staff Expenses Student Services Operational Expenses Debt Service Other Budget Total
Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget
2012-2013 $154,377,000 74.5% $0 0% $37,500,000 18.1% $15,350,000 7.4% $0 0% $207,227,000
Averages: $154,377,000 74% $0 0% $37,500,000 18% $15,350,000 7% $0 0% $207,227,000

Teacher salaries

Fort Zumwalt R-II School District employed 1,355 K-12 teachers during the 2011-12 school year.[8] Teacher salaries are categorized based on higher education achievement, professional development and years of service. A teacher with a bachelor's degree can earn higher salaries by pursuing graduate courses with raises at credit intervals. The salary schedule also accounts for graduate degrees by providing higher starting salaries and greater potential salaries. The following table details the salary schedule negotiated between the district and the Fort Zumwalt Teachers for 2012-2013:[9]

Salary structure
Degree level Minimum salary ($) Maximum salary ($)
B.A. 36,000 57,616
B.A. + 12 36,520 58,213
B.A. + 24 37,010 58,823
MA 40,440 73,837
MA + 12 40,990 74,696
MA + 24 41,480 75,511
MA + 36 42,060 76,890
Spec/MA + 48 42,630 78,270
Doctorate 43,180 79,676

Schools in Fort Zumwalt R-II School District


Fort Zumwalt R-II School District served 18,625 students in 24 schools in the 2012-2013 school year.[2]

District schools

Fort Zumwalt R-II School District operates 24 schools listed below in alphabetical order:[10]

Fort Zumwalt R-II School District
Dardenne Elementary
Dr. Bernard J. Dubray Middle
East High
Emge Elementary
Forest Park Elementary
Hawthorne Elementary
Hope High
Joseph L. Mudd Elementary
Lewis & Clark Elementary
Mid Rivers Elementary
Mt. Hope Elementary
North High
North Middle
Ostmann Elementary
Pheasant Point Elementary
Progress South Elementary
Rock Creek Elementary
South High
South Middle
St. Peters Elementary
Twin Chimneys Elementary
West High
West Middle
Westhoff Elementary

Academic performance

Missouri’s Top 10 by 20 plan holds as a primary goal that all students will graduate high school college-and-career-ready. To measure progress toward this goal and to distinguish among school and district performance, the Department computes an Annual Performance Report (APR) score for each Local Education Agency (LEA) and school. This overall score is comprised of scores for each of the MSIP 5 Performance Standards

  • Academic Achievement
  • Subgroup Achievement
  • High School Readiness (K-8 districts) or College and Career Readiness (K-12 districts)
  • Attendance Rate
  • Graduation Rate (K-12 districts).

Status, progress, and growth (where applicable) are used to calculate a comprehensive score used to determine the accreditation level of a school district. Data for academic achievement (English language arts and mathematics), subgroup achievement (English language arts and mathematics) and graduation rate are also used for federal accountability determinations, including reward, focus and priority school identification, for LEAs and schools.

The MSIP 5 Performance Standards were approved by the State Board of Education in December of 2011 and go into effect two years from the date of approval. Missouri’s ESEA Flexibility Request was approved by the United States Department of Education in July of 2012. The components used for federal accountability went into effect upon approval of the request.[11]

MSIP 5 Performance Comparison
MSIP 5 Standards Possible Points Points Earned Percent Earned
Academic Achievement 56 56 96.4%
Subgroup Achievement 14 11.5 82.1%
College and Career Ready 30 25.0 83.3%
Attendance 10 7.5 75%
Graduation Rate 30 30 100%
Total 140 130.0 92.9%

For the 2012-2013 school year, Fort Zumwalt R-II School District students earned an average Missouri Assessment Program index score of 373.3. Students scored highest in science with an index score of 395.8, but they scored lowest in social studies with an index score of 349.9. The district's average MAP index score ranked 55 out of the 469 Missouri school districts that reported scores for all four tested subject areas.[12]

Contact information

Ft. Zumwalt R-II School District seal.jpg
Fort Zumwalt R-II School District
555 E. Terra Lane
O'Fallon, MO 63366
Phone: (636)-240-2072

See also

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