Roosevelt Elementary - 08

412 2nd St Se
Watertown, SD 57201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Roosevelt Elementary - 08 serves 236 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Roosevelt Elementary - 08 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 25-29% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 236 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

School Overview

Roosevelt Elementary - 08's student population of 236 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
236 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Roosevelt Elementary - 08 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 Roosevelt Elementary - 08 is 0.40, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#552 out of 616 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
8%
14%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
76%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.40
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Roosevelt Elementary - 08's ranking?
Roosevelt Elementary - 08 is ranked #552 out of 616 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in South Dakota.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 43% SD state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% SD state average).
How many students attend Roosevelt Elementary - 08?
236 students attend Roosevelt Elementary - 08.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
76% of Roosevelt Elementary - 08 students are White, 12% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are American Indian, and 4% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Roosevelt Elementary - 08?
Roosevelt Elementary - 08 has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 12:1.
What grades does Roosevelt Elementary - 08 offer ?
Roosevelt Elementary - 08 offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Roosevelt Elementary - 08 part of?
Roosevelt Elementary - 08 is part of Watertown School District 14-4.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 236 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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