530 Elm Ave
Brookings, SD 57006
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Brookings High School - 01 serves 1,010 students in grades 9-12.
Brookings 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 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,010 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Top 20% in SD)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Brookings High School - 01's student population of 1,010 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,010 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
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School Rankings

Brookings High School - 01 is ranked within the top 50% of all 631 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Brookings High School - 01 is 0.32, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (SD)
Overall Testing Rank
#198 out of 631 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
2%
14%
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
2%
3%
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White
82%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Graduation Rate
87%
83%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
4%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Brookings High School - 01's ranking?

Brookings High School - 01 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for: Highest graduation rate (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SD state average), while 63% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% SD state average).

What is the graduation rate of Brookings High School - 01?

The graduation rate of Brookings High School - 01 is 87%, which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 83%.

How many students attend Brookings High School - 01?

1,010 students attend Brookings High School - 01.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

82% of Brookings High School - 01 students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Asian, 4% 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 Brookings High School - 01?

Brookings High School - 01 has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 12:1.

What grades does Brookings High School - 01 offer ?

Brookings High School - 01 offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,010 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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