905 Dobson Ave
Armour, SD 57313
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Armour Middle School - 03 serves 35 students in grades 6-8.
Armour Middle School - 03 placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-79% (which is higher 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 40-49% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 35 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Armour Middle School - 03 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Armour Middle School - 03's student population of 35 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
35 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

Armour Middle School - 03 is ranked within the top 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 Middle School - 03 is 0.17, 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
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State Level (SD)
Overall Testing Rank
#217 out of 631 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
14%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
6%
3%
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White
91%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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 is Armour Middle School - 03's ranking?

Armour Middle School - 03 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for: Highest math proficiency (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

70-79% 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 Middle School - 03?

35 students attend Armour Middle School - 03.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

91% of Armour Middle School - 03 students are White, 6% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Armour Middle School - 03?

Armour Middle School - 03 has a student ration of 7:1, which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 12:1.

What grades does Armour Middle School - 03 offer ?

Armour Middle School - 03 offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 35 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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