South Central High School - 01

  • South Central High School - 01 serves 28 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 45%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥50% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • South Central High School - 01 placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 29%.

Top Placements

South Central High School - 01 places among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

School Overview

  • South Central High School - 01's student population of 28 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students28 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Central High School - 01 is ranked within the top 50% of all 617 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has increased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Central High School - 01 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#224 out of 617 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
45%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:114:1
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American Indian
40%
16%
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Hispanic
3%
5%
Black
3%
3%
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White
54%
71%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Central High School - 01.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SD.
Diversity Score0.550.47
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Graduation Rate≥50%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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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