Belle Fourche Education Connection - 09

  • Belle Fourche Education Connection - 09 serves 33 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher 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 <50% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 29%.

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School Overview

  • Belle Fourche Education Connection - 09's student population of 33 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students33 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SD)
Overall School Rank#289 out of 617 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio33:114:1
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American Indian
12%
16%
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Hispanic
6%
5%
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White
79%
71%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.360.26
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Graduation Rate40-59%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
24%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBelle Fourche 09-1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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