Explorer Elementary - 04

4010 W 82nd St
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Explorer Elementary - 04 serves 443 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Explorer Elementary - 04 placed in the top 20% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (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 64% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 30% (majority American Indian).

Top Placements

Explorer Elementary - 04 places among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

School Overview

Explorer Elementary - 04's student population of 443 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students443 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Explorer Elementary - 04 is ranked within the top 20% 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 Explorer Elementary - 04 is 0.31, 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
#118 out of 638 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
2%
16%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
5%
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Black
5%
3%
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White
83%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.310.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarrisburg School District 41-2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Explorer Elementary - 04 is Success Academy - 39 (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Harrisburg North Middle School - 08 (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Endeavor Elementary - 07 (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sioux Falls Endeavor Elementary - 07 Math: 73% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 521 students
    1.2 miles
    2401 W 95th St
    Sioux Falls, SD 57108
    (605) 743-2567
    1.2 K-5 521
  • Sioux Falls Harrisburg North Middle School - 08 Math: 50% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 648 students
    1.2 miles
    2201 W 95th St
    Sioux Falls, SD 57108
    (605) 743-2567
    1.2 6-8 648
  • Sioux Falls Journey Elementary - 05 Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 399 students
    1.9 miles
    6801 S Grange Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57108
    (605) 743-2567
    1.9 K-5 399
  • Sioux Falls Success Academy - 39 Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 17 students
    1.9 miles
    201 N West Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57106
    (605) 367-4793
    1.9 6-12 17
  • Sioux Falls John F. Kennedy Elementary - 57 Math: 62% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 620 students
    2.0 miles
    4501 S Holbrook Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57106
    (605) 362-2784
    2 K-5 620

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