South Central Elementary - 03

  • South Central Elementary - 03 serves 55 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the South Dakota state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the South Dakota state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • South Central Elementary - 03 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 29%.

Top Placements

South Central Elementary - 03 places among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

School Overview

  • South Central Elementary - 03's student population of 55 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students55 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Central Elementary - 03 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 632 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Central Elementary - 03 is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. 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#434 out of 632 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:114:1
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American Indian
44%
16%
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Hispanic
n/a
5%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
51%
71%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.550.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Central 26-5 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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