Mckinley Elementary - 06

  • Mckinley Elementary - 06 serves 249 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the South Dakota state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 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 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Mckinley Elementary - 06 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 30% (majority American Indian).

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 249 students has declined by 33% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students249 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mckinley Elementary - 06 is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Mckinley Elementary - 06 is 0.39, 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#405 out of 638 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
American Indian
9%
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
77%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.390.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
19%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWatertown School District 14-4 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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