Black Hawk Elementary - 03

  • Black Hawk Elementary - 03 serves 405 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (which is lower 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 35% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 29%.

Top Placements

Black Hawk Elementary - 03 places among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

School Overview

  • Black Hawk Elementary - 03's student population of 405 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students405 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Black Hawk Elementary - 03's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Black Hawk Elementary - 03 is 0.33, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. 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#516 out of 617 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
8%
16%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
5%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
81%
71%
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Two or more races
8%
3%
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Diversity Score0.330.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRapid City Area 51-4 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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