George Mcgovern Middle School -09

  • George Mcgovern Middle School -09 serves 810 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • George Mcgovern Middle School -09 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 31%.

Top Placements

George Mcgovern Middle School -09 places among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

School Overview

  • George Mcgovern Middle School -09's student population of 810 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students810 students
Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of George Mcgovern Middle School -09 by grade.

School Comparison

  • George Mcgovern Middle School -09 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 632 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of George Mcgovern Middle School -09 is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SD)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#606 out of 632 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of George Mcgovern Middle School -09 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of George Mcgovern Middle School -09 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
American Indian
13%
16%
Asian
2%
2%
Hispanic
20%
6%
Black
17%
3%
White
42%
69%
Two or more races
6%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in George Mcgovern Middle School -09.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SD.
Diversity Score0.740.47
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
34%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSioux Falls School District 49-5 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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