Black Hills Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09

  • Black Hills Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09 serves 5 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 42%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 49%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Black Hills Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09 placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 2:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 25%.

Top Placements

Black Hills Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09 places among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

School Overview

  • Black Hills Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09's student population of 5 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has grown by 200% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students5 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Black Hills Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09 is ranked within the top 50% of all 611 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 2:1 has decreased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Black Hills Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09 is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)<50%
42%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)<50%
49%
Student : Teacher Ratio2:114:1
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American Indian
40%
11%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Black Hills Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09 and percentage of American Indian students in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
60%
75%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Black Hills Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09 and the percentage of White students in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Black Hills Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in SD.
Diversity Score0.480.23
This chart display the diversity score of Black Hills Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09 and the average diversity score of South Dakota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpearfish 40-2 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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