Britton-hecla High School - 01

759 5th St
Britton, SD 57430
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 108 students in grades 9-12, Britton-hecla High School - 01 ranks in the top 30% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the South Dakota state average of 42%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 108 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : ≥80% (Top 30% in SD)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • : 70-79% (Top 10%)
  • : 60-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Britton-hecla High School - 01 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

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School Overview

Britton-hecla High School - 01's student population of 108 students has grown by 35% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
108 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Britton-hecla High School - 01 ranks within the top 30% of all 636 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Britton-hecla High School - 01 is 0.22, 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)
#164 out of 636 schools
(Top 30%)
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40-49%
42%
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70-79%
51%
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60-69%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Britton-hecla High School - 01 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
2%
14%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
88%
69%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.22
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≥80%
82%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Britton-hecla High School - 01 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 High School - 01's ranking?
Britton-hecla High School - 01 is ranked #164 out of 636 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in South Dakota.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% SD state average), while 70-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% SD state average).
What is the graduation rate of Britton-hecla High School - 01?
The graduation rate of Britton-hecla High School - 01 is 80%, which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 82%.
How many students attend Britton-hecla High School - 01?
108 students attend Britton-hecla High School - 01.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Britton-hecla High School - 01 students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Britton-hecla High School - 01?
Britton-hecla High School - 01 has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the South Dakota state average of 12:1.
What grades does Britton-hecla High School - 01 offer ?
Britton-hecla High School - 01 offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Britton-hecla High School - 01 part of?
Britton-hecla High School - 01 is part of Britton-Hecla School District 45-4.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 108 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : ≥80% (Top 30%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • : 70-79% (Top 10%)
  • : 60-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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