516 8th Ave W
Sisseton, SD 57262
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Sisseton High School - 01 serves 264 students in grades 9-12.
Sisseton High School - 01 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 14:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 264 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-79% (Btm 50% in SD)
  • 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

School Overview

Sisseton High School - 01's student population of 264 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
264 students
This chart display total students of Sisseton High School - 01 by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Sisseton High School - 01
Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Sisseton High School - 01 by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Sisseton High School - 01 by grade.

School Rankings

Sisseton High School - 01 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 Sisseton High School - 01 is 0.56, which is more 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%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Sisseton High School - 01, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sisseton High School - 01 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sisseton High School - 01 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Dakota by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sisseton High School - 01 and the public school average student teacher ratio of South Dakota by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
58%
14%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Sisseton High School - 01 and percentage of American Indian public school students in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sisseton High School - 01 and the percentage of Asian public school students in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sisseton High School - 01 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Black
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sisseton High School - 01 and the percentage of Black public school students in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
White
32%
69%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sisseton High School - 01 and the percentage of White public school students in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Sisseton High School - 01 and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sisseton High School - 01.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SD.
Diversity Score
0.56
This chart display the diversity score of Sisseton High School - 01 and the public school average diversity score of South Dakota by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
70-79%
83%
This chart display graduation rate of Sisseton High School - 01 and public school graduation rate of South Dakota by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sisseton High School - 01 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sisseton High School - 01 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
School District Name
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).

What is the graduation rate of Sisseton High School - 01?

The graduation rate of Sisseton High School - 01 is 70-79%, which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 83%.

How many students attend Sisseton High School - 01?

264 students attend Sisseton High School - 01.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

58% of Sisseton High School - 01 students are American Indian, 32% of students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, and 5% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Sisseton High School - 01?

Sisseton High School - 01 has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 12:1.

What grades does Sisseton High School - 01 offer ?

Sisseton High School - 01 offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

School Reviews

Review Sisseton High School - 01. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Should Public Schools Provide Students with Vocational Opportunities?
Learn about the benefits associated with vocational education at public high schools, including high-demand career opportunities and improved learning for kinetic and active students.
Will Your Child Fail in a Larger Class?
Learn about how budget cuts are forcing public schools to cut teaching positions, which lead to larger class sizes. Make sure your child is prepared to face the changes of a different class size.
Prevent Suicide
Prevent Suicide
988 is the suicide and crisis lifeline. Parents, teachers, and students can help prevent suicide once they know the warning signs.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 264 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-79% (Btm 50%)
  • 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

Quick Links