De Smet Middle School - 03

  • De Smet Middle School - 03 serves 59 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the South Dakota state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • De Smet Middle School - 03 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 30% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

  • De Smet Middle School - 03's student population of 59 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students59 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

  • De Smet Middle School - 03 is ranked within the top 50% of all 638 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of De Smet Middle School - 03 is 0.10, 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#262 out of 638 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
American Indian
n/a
16%
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Asian
2%
2%
Hispanic
3%
5%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
95%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.100.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in De Smet Middle School - 03 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDe Smet School District 38-2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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