Roosevelt Elementary - 08

  • Roosevelt Elementary - 08 serves 255 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Roosevelt Elementary - 08 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 31%.

School Overview

  • Roosevelt Elementary - 08's student population of 255 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students255 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Roosevelt Elementary - 08 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 632 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Roosevelt Elementary - 08 is 0.32, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (SD)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#379 out of 632 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
4%
16%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
6%
6%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
82%
69%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.320.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWatertown School District 14-4 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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