Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary - 02

  • Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary - 02 serves 166 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 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 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary - 02 placed in the top 30% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and American Indian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 30% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

  • Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary - 02's student population of 166 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students166 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary - 02 is ranked within the top 30% of all 638 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary - 02 is 0.10, 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 Testing Rank#186 out of 638 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
American Indian
2%
16%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
5%
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Black
2%
3%
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White
95%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.100.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDe Smet School District 38-2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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