Custer High School - 01

1645 Wildcat Ln
Custer, SD 57730
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Custer High School - 01 serves 240 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 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 30% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Custer High School - 01's student population of 240 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students240 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 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 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState 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 Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
3%
16%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
5%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
89%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.210.48
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCuster School District 16-1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Custer High School - 01 is Hill City High School - 01 (11.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Custer Junior High - 05 (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Custer Elementary - 02 (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Custer Custer Junior High - 05 Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 108 students
    0.4 miles
    1645 Wildcat Ln
    Custer, SD 57730
    (605) 673-4473
    0.4 7-8 108
  • Custer Custer Elementary - 02 Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 346 students
    0.6 miles
    371 Crook St
    Custer, SD 57730
    (605) 673-4483
    0.6 PK-6 346
  • Hill City Hill City Elementary - 02 Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 194 students
    11.1 miles
    341 Main St
    Hill City, SD 57745
    (605) 574-3015
    11.1 PK-5 194
  • Hill City Hill City High School - 01 Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 140 students
    11.1 miles
    341 Main St
    Hill City, SD 57745
    (605) 574-3000
    11.1 9-12 140
  • Hill City Hill City Middle School - 04 Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 126 students
    11.1 miles
    341 Main St
    Hill City, SD 57745
    (605) 574-3025
    11.1 6-8 126

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