1001 E Park Ave
Milbank, SD 57252
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Milbank Middle School - 02 serves 255 students in grades 6-8.
Milbank Middle School - 02 placed in the top 20% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher 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 66% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 31% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 255 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Milbank Middle School - 02 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Milbank Middle School - 02's student population of 255 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
255 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Milbank Middle School - 02 is ranked within the top 20% 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 Milbank Middle School - 02 is 0.29, 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
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State Level (SD)
Overall Testing Rank
#125 out of 631 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
14%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
10%
7%
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Black
2%
3%
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White
84%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Milbank Middle School - 02's ranking?

Milbank Middle School - 02 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SD state average), while 66% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% SD state average).

How many students attend Milbank Middle School - 02?

255 students attend Milbank Middle School - 02.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

84% of Milbank Middle School - 02 students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Milbank Middle School - 02?

Milbank Middle School - 02 has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 12:1.

What grades does Milbank Middle School - 02 offer ?

Milbank Middle School - 02 offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 255 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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