17267 3rd St
Redfield, SD 57469
(School attendance zone shown in map)
George S Mickelson Alternative High School - 04 serves 15 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 42%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 49%) for the 2014-15 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 30% (majority American Indian).

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School Overview

George S Mickelson Alternative High School - 04's student population of 15 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has declined by 50% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
15 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
1 teacher
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School Rankings

The diversity score of George S Mickelson Alternative High School - 04 is 0.25, 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
This School
State Level (SD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
≤20%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
≤20%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
7%
16%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
7%
5%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
86%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.25
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Graduation Rate
<50%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
16%
9%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 15 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Btm 50% in SD)
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.25 (Top 50%)

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