Bennett County Junior High - 06

  • Bennett County Junior High - 06 serves 76 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Bennett County Junior High - 06 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 30% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

Bennett County Junior High - 06 places among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

School Overview

  • Bennett County Junior High - 06's student population of 76 students has grown by 28% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students76 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bennett County Junior High - 06 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 638 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Bennett County Junior High - 06 is 0.66, which is more 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 Testing Rank#551 out of 638 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
American Indian
49%
16%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
5%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
13%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
29%
4%
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Diversity Score0.660.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBennett County School District 03-1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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