701 S Main
Mc Laughlin, SD 57642
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Mclaughlin High School - 01 serves 169 students in grades 9-12.
Mclaughlin High School - 01 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower 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 ≤20% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 31% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

Mclaughlin High School - 01's student population of 169 students has grown by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
169 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Mclaughlin High School - 01 is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Mclaughlin High School - 01 is 0.08, 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
#593 out of 631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
96%
14%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
White
1%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Graduation Rate
50-59%
83%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   4/15/2008
i would like to review this school because i went to school there about couple of years ago and it was ah fun school not that i didn't like it i just didn't like the drama the t goes on in the school it was ok i loved the teacher's alot they where awesome i learned alot tho from being there in the school
- Posted by Student/Alumni - layla

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 169 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 50-59% (Btm 50% in SD)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08

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