301 W Maple St
Beresford, SD 57004
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Beresford High School - 01 serves 227 students in grades 9-12.
Beresford High School - 01 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 227 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Top 30% in SD)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Beresford High School - 01 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Beresford High School - 01's student population of 227 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
227 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Beresford High School - 01 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 Beresford High School - 01 is 0.22, 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
#394 out of 631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
14%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
88%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
83%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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

School Notes

  • Beresford High School is the main secondary school for grades 9-12 located in Beresford, South Dakota. It is the only high school in the Beresford School District 61-2. The school colors are purple and white. The school mascot is the Watchdog.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Beresford High School - 01's ranking?

Beresford High School - 01 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

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

25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SD state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% SD state average).

What is the graduation rate of Beresford High School - 01?

The graduation rate of Beresford High School - 01 is 80-89%, which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 83%.

How many students attend Beresford High School - 01?

227 students attend Beresford High School - 01.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

88% of Beresford High School - 01 students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Beresford High School - 01?

Beresford High School - 01 has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 12:1.

What grades does Beresford High School - 01 offer ?

Beresford High School - 01 offers enrollment in grades 9-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 227 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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