Sonia Sotomayor Elementary - 65

  • Sonia Sotomayor Elementary - 65 serves 588 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 68% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 64% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 29%.

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Sonia Sotomayor Elementary - 65 places among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

School Overview

  • Sonia Sotomayor Elementary - 65's student population of 588 students has grown by 40% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 45% over five school years.
School TypeVocational school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students588 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sonia Sotomayor Elementary - 65's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sonia Sotomayor Elementary - 65 is 0.31, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SD)
Overall School Rank#16 out of 617 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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Hispanic
12%
5%
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Black
2%
3%
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White
82%
71%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.310.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSioux Falls 49-5 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Sonia Sotomayor Elementary - 65 is Flex - 45 (0.0 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Flex - 45 (0.0 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Flex - 45 (0.0 miles away)
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