Black Hills Education Connections - 06

Black Hills Education Connections - 06 serves 25 students in grades 10-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Black Hills Education Connections - 06 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 30% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

Black Hills Education Connections - 06 places among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

School Overview

Black Hills Education Connections - 06's student population of 25 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students25 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

Black Hills Education Connections - 06 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 638 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Black Hills Education Connections - 06 is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SD)
Overall Testing Rank
#600 out of 638 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:114:1
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American Indian
4%
16%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
4%
5%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
84%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.290.48
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Graduation Rate
(16-17)
<50%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpearfish School District 40-2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Black Hills Education Connections - 06 is Black Hills Academy At Canyon Hills High School - 07 (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Black Hills Academy At Canyon Hills - 08 (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Creekside Elementary - 07 (2.4 miles away)
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