Mckinley Elementary - 06

  • Mckinley Elementary - 06 serves 254 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the South Dakota state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 29%.

Top Placements

Mckinley Elementary - 06 places among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

School Overview

  • Mckinley Elementary - 06's student population of 254 students has declined by 29% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students254 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mckinley Elementary - 06's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mckinley Elementary - 06 is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. 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#181 out of 617 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
11%
16%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
7%
5%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
75%
71%
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Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score0.420.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWatertown 14-4 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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