Howard Elementary - 02
Howard Elementary - 02 serves 152 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Howard Elementary - 02 placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower 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 10:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 31% (majority American Indian).
- Grades: Kindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 152 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
- Minority Enrollment: 6%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in SD
- Math Proficiency: 40-44% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 60-64% (Top 30%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education
Howard Elementary - 02's student population of 152 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Howard Elementary - 02 is ranked within the top 50% 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 Howard Elementary - 02 is 0.12, 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
State Level (SD)
Overall Testing Rank
#308 out of 631 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education
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