Highmore Junior High - 03

  • Highmore Junior High - 03 serves 41 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (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 40-49% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Highmore Junior High - 03 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 14:1 is equal to the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 31%.

School Overview

  • Highmore Junior High - 03's student population of 41 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students41 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highmore Junior High - 03 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 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highmore Junior High - 03 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (SD)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#498 out of 632 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
2%
16%
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Hispanic
n/a
6%
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White
86%
69%
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Two or more races
12%
4%
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Diversity Score0.250.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHighmore-Harrold 34-2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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