American Horse School

American Horse School serves 152 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 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 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 152 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 3:1
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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School Overview

American Horse School's student population of 152 students has declined by 51% over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
152 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of American Horse School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (SD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
≤5%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
10-14%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of American Horse 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
12:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of American Horse School and the public school average student teacher ratio of South Dakota by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
100%
14%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in American Horse School and percentage of American Indian public school students in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
n/a
3%
White
n/a
69%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SD.
Diversity Score
0.00
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in American Horse School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SD state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% SD state average).
How many students attend American Horse School?
152 students attend American Horse School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
100% of American Horse School students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of American Horse School?
American Horse School has a student ration of 3:1, which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 12:1.
What grades does American Horse School offer ?
American Horse School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is American Horse School part of?
American Horse School is part of American Horse School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 152 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 3:1
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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