Medary Elementary - 05

  • Medary Elementary - 05 serves 375 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (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 55-59% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 29%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Medary Elementary - 05's student population of 375 students has declined by 32% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students375 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Medary Elementary - 05's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Medary Elementary - 05 is 0.38, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. 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#154 out of 617 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
2%
16%
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Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
5%
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Black
6%
3%
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White
78%
71%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.380.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrookings 05-1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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