10222 Valley Rd
Edgemont, SD 57735
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Elk Mountain Elementary - 01 serves 7 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Elk Mountain Elementary - 01 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (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 <50% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 7 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

School Overview

Elk Mountain Elementary - 01's student population of 7 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
7 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Elk Mountain Elementary - 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 Elk Mountain Elementary - 01 is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SD)
Overall Testing Rank
#317 out of 631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Elk Mountain Elementary - 01, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Elk Mountain Elementary - 01 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Elk Mountain Elementary - 01 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Dakota by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
12:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Elk Mountain Elementary - 01 and the public school average student teacher ratio of South Dakota by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
14%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Elk Mountain Elementary - 01 and percentage of American Indian public school students in South Dakota by year, with the latest 1998-99 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Elk Mountain Elementary - 01 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Black
n/a
3%
White
100%
69%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Elk Mountain Elementary - 01 and the percentage of White public school students in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SD.
Diversity Score
0.00
This chart display the diversity score of Elk Mountain Elementary - 01 and the public school average diversity score of South Dakota by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Elk Mountain Elementary - 01 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
20%
8%
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SD state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% SD state average).

How many students attend Elk Mountain Elementary - 01?

7 students attend Elk Mountain Elementary - 01.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

100% of Elk Mountain Elementary - 01 students are White.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Elk Mountain Elementary - 01?

Elk Mountain Elementary - 01 has a student ration of 4:1, which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 12:1.

What grades does Elk Mountain Elementary - 01 offer ?

Elk Mountain Elementary - 01 offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 7 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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