Britton-hecla Elementary - 02

759 5th St
Britton, SD 57430
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 175 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Britton-hecla Elementary - 02 ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 42%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the South Dakota state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 175 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • : Top 50% in SD
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Britton-hecla Elementary - 02 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

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School Overview

Britton-hecla Elementary - 02's student population of 175 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
175 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Britton-hecla Elementary - 02 ranks within the top 50% of all 636 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Britton-hecla Elementary - 02 is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (SD)
#315 out of 636 schools
(Top 50%)
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45-49%
42%
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50-54%
51%
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50-59%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
14%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
89%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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0.20
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Britton-hecla Elementary - 02 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Britton-hecla Elementary - 02's ranking?
Britton-hecla Elementary - 02 is ranked #315 out of 636 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in South Dakota.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% SD state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% SD state average).
How many students attend Britton-hecla Elementary - 02?
175 students attend Britton-hecla Elementary - 02.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Britton-hecla Elementary - 02 students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Britton-hecla Elementary - 02?
Britton-hecla Elementary - 02 has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 12:1.
What grades does Britton-hecla Elementary - 02 offer ?
Britton-hecla Elementary - 02 offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Britton-hecla Elementary - 02 part of?
Britton-hecla Elementary - 02 is part of Britton-Hecla School District 45-4.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 175 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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