Hill City Middle School - 04

  • Hill City Middle School - 04 serves 126 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 55-59% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Hill City Middle School - 04 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 31%.

School Overview

  • Hill City Middle School - 04's student population of 126 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students126 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hill City Middle School - 04 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 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hill City Middle School - 04 is 0.29, 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)#414 out of 632 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
2%
16%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
15%
6%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
83%
69%
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Diversity Score0.290.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHill City School District 51-2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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