Dell Rapids Elementary - 02

  • Dell Rapids Elementary - 02 serves 372 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 30%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Dell Rapids Elementary - 02's student population of 372 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2019)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students372 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dell Rapids Elementary - 02 is ranked within the top 1% 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (SD)
Overall Testing Rank#3 out of 638 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:1n/a
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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Diversity Score0.150.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDell Rapids School District 49-3 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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