35271 270 St
Platte, SD 57369
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Platte Colony Elementary - 10 serves 28 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Platte Colony Elementary - 10 placed in the top 10% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-79% (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 60-79% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.

Top Rankings

Platte Colony Elementary - 10 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

School Overview

Platte Colony Elementary - 10's student population of 28 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
28 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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School Rankings

Platte Colony Elementary - 10 is ranked within the top 10% 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 Platte Colony Elementary - 10 is 0.00, 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
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State Level (SD)
Overall Testing Rank
#34 out of 631 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-79%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-79%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
16%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
5%
Black
n/a
3%
White
100%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.00
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
35%
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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: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 28 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-79% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-79% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.00 (Btm 50%)

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