108 E Dakota St
Selby, SD 57472
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Selby Elementary - 02 serves 95 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Selby Elementary - 02 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (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 50-59% (which is approximately equal to 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 9% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 95 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

School Overview

Selby Elementary - 02's student population of 95 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
95 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

Selby Elementary - 02 is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Selby Elementary - 02 is 0.17, 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
#426 out of 631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
4%
14%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
91%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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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 percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

30-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SD state average), while 50-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% SD state average).

How many students attend Selby Elementary - 02?

95 students attend Selby Elementary - 02.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

91% of Selby Elementary - 02 students are White, 4% of students are American Indian, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Selby Elementary - 02?

Selby Elementary - 02 has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the South Dakota state average of 12:1.

What grades does Selby Elementary - 02 offer ?

Selby Elementary - 02 offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 95 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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