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 26%.

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 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SD)
Overall School Rank--
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 public school students in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
60%
74%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Black Hills Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09 and the percentage of White public school 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 public school students of all ethnic groups in SD.
Diversity Score0.480.25
This chart display the diversity score of Black Hills Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09 and the public school 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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