14 Bia 33
Porcupine, SD 57772
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
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Bottom 50%
Rockyford School - 03 serves 445 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Rockyford School - 03 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Online School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 445 students
  • State Accredited: No
  • Live Instruction: No
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Rockyford School - 03 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Rockyford School - 03's student population of 445 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
445 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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State Accredited Program
No
Personalized Content
No
Live Instruction
No
Rolling Enrollment
No
Flexible Class Schedule
No
Accelerated Offerings
No
Classes for Credit/Part Time Options
No
Dedicated College Counselor
No
Tutoring/Mentoring
No
Community Clubs/Activities Offered
No

School Rankings

Rockyford School - 03 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 616 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Rockyford School - 03 is 0.12, 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
This School
State Level (SD)
Overall Testing Rank
#612 out of 616 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
94%
14%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
White
1%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (05-06)
13%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rockyford School - 03's ranking?

Rockyford School - 03 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for: Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 1%).

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

≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 43% SD state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% SD state average).

How many students attend Rockyford School - 03?

445 students attend Rockyford School - 03.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

94% of Rockyford School - 03 students are American Indian, 4% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Rockyford School - 03?

Rockyford School - 03 has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 12:1.

What grades does Rockyford School - 03 offer ?

Rockyford School - 03 offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Rockyford School - 03 part of?

Rockyford School - 03 is part of Oglala Lakota County 65-1 School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Online School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 445 students
  • State Accredited: No
  • Live Instruction: No
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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