Challenge Center - 51

  • Challenge Center - 51 serves 150 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥95% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 45%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Challenge Center - 51 placed in the top 1% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 25%.

Top Placements

Challenge Center - 51 places among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

School Overview

  • Challenge Center - 51's student population of 150 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004, 2005)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students150 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Challenge Center - 51 is ranked within the top 1% of all 617 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Challenge Center - 51 is 0.32, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SD)
Overall School Rankn/a
21%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
45%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
11%
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Asian
11%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
5%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
82%
75%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.320.23
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSioux Falls 49-5 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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