Britton-hecla Middle School - 03

759 5th St
Britton, SD 57430
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 104 students in grades 6-8, Britton-hecla Middle School - 03 ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower 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 17:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 104 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : Bottom 50% in SD
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : 60-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Britton-hecla Middle School - 03 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

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School Overview

Britton-hecla Middle School - 03's student population of 104 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
104 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
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School Rankings

Britton-hecla Middle School - 03 ranks within the bottom 50% of all 636 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Britton-hecla Middle School - 03 is 0.27, 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)
#384 out of 636 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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35-39%
42%
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50-54%
51%
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60-69%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
12:1
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American Indian
2%
14%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
2%
3%
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White
85%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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0.27
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Britton-hecla Middle School - 03's ranking?
Britton-hecla Middle School - 03 is ranked #384 out of 636 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in South Dakota.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% 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 Middle School - 03?
104 students attend Britton-hecla Middle School - 03.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Britton-hecla Middle School - 03 students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Britton-hecla Middle School - 03?
Britton-hecla Middle School - 03 has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 12:1.
What grades does Britton-hecla Middle School - 03 offer ?
Britton-hecla Middle School - 03 offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Britton-hecla Middle School - 03 part of?
Britton-hecla Middle School - 03 is part of Britton-Hecla School District 45-4.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 104 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : 60-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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