820 Leola Ave
Leola, SD 57456
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Leola Jr. High - 03 serves 34 students in grades 6-8.
Leola Jr. High - 03 placed in the top 10% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-79% (which is higher 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 60-79% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

Leola Jr. High - 03 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

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School Overview

Leola Jr. High - 03's student population of 34 students has grown by 126% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
34 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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School Rankings

Leola Jr. High - 03 is ranked within the top 10% 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 Leola Jr. High - 03 is 0.31, 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
This School
State Level (SD)
Overall Testing Rank
#34 out of 631 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-79%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-79%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
14%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
White
82%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
15%
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.31
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 34 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-79% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-79% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.31

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