402 1st Ave
Martin, SD 57551
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Bennett County Middle School - 06 serves 96 students in grades 6-8.
Bennett County Middle School - 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 96 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

School Overview

Bennett County Middle School - 06's student population of 96 students has grown by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
96 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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School Rankings

Bennett County Middle School - 06 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 Bennett County Middle School - 06 is 0.67, which is more 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
#570 out of 631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
49%
14%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
8%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
21%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
22%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
6%
6%
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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?

15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SD state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% SD state average).

How many students attend Bennett County Middle School - 06?

96 students attend Bennett County Middle School - 06.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

49% of Bennett County Middle School - 06 students are American Indian, 22% of students are Two or more races, 21% of students are White, and 8% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Bennett County Middle School - 06?

Bennett County Middle School - 06 has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 12:1.

What grades does Bennett County Middle School - 06 offer ?

Bennett County Middle School - 06 offers enrollment in grades 6-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 96 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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