415 Iowa Ave S
Highmore, SD 57345
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Highmore Elementary - 02 serves 127 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Highmore Elementary - 02 placed in the top 20% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (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 65-69% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

Highmore Elementary - 02 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

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School Overview

Highmore Elementary - 02's student population of 127 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
127 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Highmore Elementary - 02 is ranked within the top 20% 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 Highmore Elementary - 02 is 0.35, 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
#66 out of 631 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
15%
14%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
White
79%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.35
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 127 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.35

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