Hill City Elementary - 02

341 Main St
Hill City, SD 57745
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Hill City Elementary - 02 serves 194 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Hill City Elementary - 02 placed in the top 20% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 30% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Hill City Elementary - 02's student population of 194 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
194 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Hill City 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 Hill City Elementary - 02 is 0.48, which is equal to 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#94 out of 631 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
3%
16%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
24%
5%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
68%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 194 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48 (Top 20%)

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