1601 Milwaukee Ave Ne
Aberdeen, SD 57401
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
New Beginnings - 89 serves 7 students in grades 5-12.
New Beginnings - 89 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (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 <50% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 30% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

New Beginnings - 89's student population of 7 students has declined by 50% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
7 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

New Beginnings - 89 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 New Beginnings - 89 is 0.50, which is more 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
#317 out of 631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
46%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
54%
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
12:1
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American Indian
43%
16%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
5%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
57%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
15%
7%
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Students: 7 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.50 (Top 20%)

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