Custer Junior High - 05

1645 Wildcat Ln
Custer, SD 57730
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Custer Junior High - 05 serves 108 students in grades 7-8.
Custer Junior High - 05 placed in the top 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 45-49% (which is approximately equal to 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 14:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 30% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

Custer Junior High - 05's student population of 108 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
108 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

Custer Junior High - 05 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 Custer Junior High - 05 is 0.27, 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 Data
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State Level (SD)
Overall Testing Rank
#228 out of 631 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
5%
16%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
5%
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Black
2%
3%
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White
85%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 108 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27 (Top 50%)

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