Porcupine Day School

Porcupine Day School serves 111 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower 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 ≤5% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 111 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Porcupine Day School's student population of 111 students has declined by 35% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 73% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
111 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Porcupine Day School is 0.00, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
≤5%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
≤5%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Porcupine Day School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Dakota by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
12:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Porcupine Day School and the public school average student teacher ratio of South Dakota by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
100%
14%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Porcupine Day School and percentage of American Indian public school students in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
n/a
3%
White
n/a
69%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SD.
Diversity Score
0.00
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Porcupine Day School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SD state average), while ≤5% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% SD state average).
How many students attend Porcupine Day School?
111 students attend Porcupine Day School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
100% of Porcupine Day School students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Porcupine Day School?
Porcupine Day School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 12:1.
What grades does Porcupine Day School offer ?
Porcupine Day School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Porcupine Day School part of?
Porcupine Day School is part of Porcupine Day School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 111 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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