309 W 15th St
Dell Rapids, SD 57022
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Dell Rapids Elementary - 02 serves 372 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Dell Rapids Elementary - 02 placed in the top 1% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher 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 80-84% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 30% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

Dell Rapids Elementary - 02 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

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School Overview

Dell Rapids Elementary - 02's student population of 372 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
372 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Dell Rapids Elementary - 02 is ranked within the top 1% 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 Dell Rapids Elementary - 02 is 0.15, 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
#6 out of 631 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
2%
16%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
5%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
92%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 372 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.15 (Btm 50%)

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