Simmons Middle School - 03
Simmons Middle School - 03 serves 511 students in grades 6-8.
Simmons Middle School - 03 placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (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 56% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 30% (majority American Indian).
Simmons Middle School - 03's student population of 511 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Simmons Middle School - 03 is ranked within the top 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 Simmons Middle School - 03 is 0.34, 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
State Level (SD)
Overall Testing Rank
#199 out of 631 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education
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