Holgate Middle School - 02

2200 N Dakota St
Aberdeen, SD 57401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Holgate Middle School - 02 serves 511 students in grades 6-8.
Holgate Middle School - 02 placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 511 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

School Overview

Holgate Middle School - 02's student population of 511 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
511 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Holgate Middle School - 02 is ranked within the top 50% of all 616 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Holgate Middle School - 02 is 0.40, 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
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State Level (SD)
Overall Testing Rank
#280 out of 616 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
7%
14%
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
3%
3%
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White
77%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.40
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Holgate Middle School - 02's ranking?
Holgate Middle School - 02 is ranked #280 out of 616 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in South Dakota.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 43% SD state average), while 55% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% SD state average).
How many students attend Holgate Middle School - 02?
511 students attend Holgate Middle School - 02.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Holgate Middle School - 02 students are White, 7% of students are American Indian, 5% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Holgate Middle School - 02?
Holgate Middle School - 02 has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 12:1.
What grades does Holgate Middle School - 02 offer ?
Holgate Middle School - 02 offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Holgate Middle School - 02 part of?
Holgate Middle School - 02 is part of Aberdeen School District 06-1.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 511 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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