Big Stone City Elementary - 01

  • Big Stone City Elementary - 01 serves 74 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the South Dakota state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-79% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 29%.

Top Placements

Big Stone City Elementary - 01 places among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

School Overview

  • Big Stone City Elementary - 01's student population of 74 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students74 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Big Stone City Elementary - 01's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Big Stone City Elementary - 01 is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SD)
Overall School Rank#20 out of 617 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:114:1
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American Indian
5%
16%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
5%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
88%
71%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Big Stone City Elementary - 01.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SD.
Diversity Score0.220.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBig Stone City 25-1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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