920 N Capital St
Mitchell, SD 57301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Mitchell High School - 01 serves 777 students in grades 9-12.
Mitchell High School - 01 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 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 65-69% (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 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 30% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

Mitchell High School - 01 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Mitchell High School - 01's student population of 777 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
777 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Mitchell High School - 01 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 Mitchell High School - 01 is 0.27, 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 Data
This School
State Level (SD)
Overall Testing Rank
#122 out of 631 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
5%
16%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
5%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
85%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 777 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 10% in SD)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27 (Top 50%)

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