Jefferson Building - 64

  • Jefferson Building - 64 serves 36 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 73%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 74%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • Jefferson Building - 64 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 29%.

Top Placements

Jefferson Building - 64 places among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

School Overview

  • Jefferson Building - 64's student population of 36 students has grown by 50% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students36 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Building - 64 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 598 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has increased from 3:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Building - 64 is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SD)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
73%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:114:1
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American Indian
26%
16%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
5%
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Black
2%
3%
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White
64%
71%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jefferson Building - 64.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SD.
Diversity Score0.520.24
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Graduation Rate<50%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRapid City Area 51-4 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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