Rutland Elementary - 02

102 School St
Rutland, SD 57057
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Rutland Elementary - 02 serves 94 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Rutland Elementary - 02 placed in the top 10% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-69% (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 70-79% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 30% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

Rutland Elementary - 02 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

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School Overview

Rutland Elementary - 02's student population of 94 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
94 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

Rutland Elementary - 02 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 Rutland Elementary - 02 is 0.04, 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
This School
State Level (SD)
Overall Testing Rank
#34 out of 631 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
16%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
5%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
98%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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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-5
  • Students: 94 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04 (Btm 50%)

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