905 Dobson Ave
Armour, SD 57313
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Armour Elementary - 02 serves 112 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Armour Elementary - 02 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the South Dakota state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 112 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

School Overview

Armour Elementary - 02's student population of 112 students has grown by 51% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
112 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Armour Elementary - 02 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 631 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Armour Elementary - 02 is 0.26, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SD)
Overall Testing Rank
#459 out of 631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
3%
14%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
3%
3%
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White
86%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.26
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (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?

40-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SD state average), while 40-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% SD state average).

How many students attend Armour Elementary - 02?

112 students attend Armour Elementary - 02.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

86% of Armour Elementary - 02 students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are American Indian, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Armour Elementary - 02?

Armour Elementary - 02 has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the South Dakota state average of 12:1.

What grades does Armour Elementary - 02 offer ?

Armour Elementary - 02 offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 112 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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