American Horse Elementary School

  • American Horse Elementary School serves 344 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 7% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • American Horse Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.

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School Overview

  • American Horse Elementary School's student population of 344 students has grown by 45% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students344 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

  • American Horse Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 147 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The diversity score of American Horse Elementary School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SD)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#117 out of 147 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of American Horse Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of American Horse Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Dakota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ration/a14:1
American Indian
100%
16%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in American Horse Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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Diversity Score0.000.48
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in American Horse Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAmerican Horse Elem. School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to American Horse Elementary School is Pine Ridge School (4.1 miles away)
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