Britton-hecla Elementary - 02

  • Britton-hecla Elementary - 02 serves 214 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher 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 65-69% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Britton-hecla Elementary - 02 placed in the top 20% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 31%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Britton-hecla Elementary - 02's student population of 214 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students214 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Britton-hecla Elementary - 02 is ranked within the top 20% of all 638 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Britton-hecla Elementary - 02 is 0.17, 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#121 out of 638 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
16%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
6%
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Black
2%
3%
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White
90%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.170.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBritton-Hecla School District 45-4 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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