701 S Main
Mc Laughlin, SD 57642
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Mclaughlin Middle School - 03 serves 96 students in grades 6-8.
Mclaughlin Middle School - 03 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 ≤5% (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 ≤5% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.

School Overview

Mclaughlin Middle School - 03's student population of 96 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
96 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Mclaughlin Middle School - 03 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 Middle School - 03 is 0.04, 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
#626 out of 631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
12:1
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American Indian
98%
14%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
White
n/a
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (05-06)
10%
9%
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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: 96 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04

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