1645 Wildcat Ln
Custer, SD 57730
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Custer High School - 01 serves 282 students in grades 9-12.
Custer High School - 01 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower 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 60-64% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 282 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 20% in SD)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Custer High School - 01's student population of 282 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
282 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Custer High School - 01 is ranked within the bottom 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 Custer High School - 01 is 0.29, 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
#400 out of 631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
4%
14%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
84%
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
0.29
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
83%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 282 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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