Howard Junior High - 05

  • Howard Junior High - 05 serves 51 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-79% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 45%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Howard Junior High - 05 placed in the top 5% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 25%.

Top Placements

Howard Junior High - 05 places among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

School Overview

  • Howard Junior High - 05's student population of 51 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students51 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Howard Junior High - 05 is ranked within the top 5% of all 617 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Howard Junior High - 05 is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SD)
Overall School Rank
1%
21%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
45%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
11%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
5%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
99%
75%
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Diversity Score0.020.23
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoward 48-3 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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