He Dog Elementary - 05 serves 159 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower 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 ≤5% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 31% (majority American Indian).
- School Type: Online School
- Grades: Kindergarten-8
- Enrollment: 159 students
- State Accredited: No
- Live Instruction: No
- Rolling Enrollment: No
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 99%
- Math Proficiency: ≤5% (Top 1% in SD)
- Reading Proficiency: ≤5% (Top 1%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education
He Dog Elementary - 05 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
He Dog Elementary - 05's student population of 159 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 62% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
State Accredited Program
Flexible Class Schedule
Classes for Credit/Part Time Options
Dedicated College Counselor
Community Clubs/Activities Offered
The diversity score of He Dog Elementary - 05 is 0.06, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (SD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (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?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SD state average), while ≤5% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% SD state average).
How many students attend He Dog Elementary - 05?
159 students attend He Dog Elementary - 05.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of He Dog Elementary - 05 students are American Indian, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of He Dog Elementary - 05?
He Dog Elementary - 05 has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the South Dakota state average of 12:1.
What grades does He Dog Elementary - 05 offer ?
He Dog Elementary - 05 offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is He Dog Elementary - 05 part of?
He Dog Elementary - 05 is part of Todd County School District 66-1.
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