Lincoln Elementary - 05

1100 13th St Ne
Watertown, SD 57201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Lincoln Elementary - 05 serves 369 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Lincoln Elementary - 05 placed in the top 10% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 369 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lincoln Elementary - 05 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Lincoln Elementary - 05's student population of 369 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
369 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Lincoln Elementary - 05 is ranked within the top 10% of all 616 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Lincoln Elementary - 05 is 0.27, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SD)
Overall Testing Rank
#41 out of 616 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
14%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
85%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lincoln Elementary - 05's ranking?
Lincoln Elementary - 05 is ranked #41 out of 616 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in South Dakota.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
75-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 43% SD state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% SD state average).
How many students attend Lincoln Elementary - 05?
369 students attend Lincoln Elementary - 05.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Lincoln Elementary - 05 students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lincoln Elementary - 05?
Lincoln Elementary - 05 has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 12:1.
What grades does Lincoln Elementary - 05 offer ?
Lincoln Elementary - 05 offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Lincoln Elementary - 05 part of?
Lincoln Elementary - 05 is part of Watertown School District 14-4.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 369 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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