Challenge Center - 51

  • Challenge Center - 51 serves 164 students in grades 2-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥95% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 29%.

School Overview

  • Challenge Center - 51's student population of 164 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004, 2005)
Grades OfferedGrades 2-5
Total Students164 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Challenge Center - 51's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Challenge Center - 51 is 0.30, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SD)
Overall School Rank#1 out of 617 schools
(Top 1%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
16%
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Asian
8%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
5%
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Black
2%
3%
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White
83%
71%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score0.300.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSioux Falls 49-5 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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