Bowdle High School - 01

  • Bowdle High School - 01 serves 31 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥50% (which is higher 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 ≥50% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Bowdle High School - 01 placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 29%.

Top Placements

Bowdle High School - 01 places among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

School Overview

  • Bowdle High School - 01's student population of 31 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students31 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bowdle High School - 01 is ranked within the top 50% of all 632 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bowdle High School - 01 is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. 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#209 out of 632 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:114:1
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
5%
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White
97%
71%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bowdle High School - 01.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SD.
Diversity Score0.060.47
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Graduation Rate≥50%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBowdle School District 22-1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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