Armour School District 21-1

604 3rd St
Armour, SD 57313
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Armour School District 21-1 ranks among the top 20% of public school district in South Dakota for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2023 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 203 students in Armour School District 21-1. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in South Dakota.
Public Schools in Armour School District 21-1 have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 54% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the South Dakota public school average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (SD)
# Schools
3 Schools
741 Schools
# Students
203 Students
144,643 Students
# Teachers
22 Teachers
10,654 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
9:1

District Rank

Armour School District 21-1, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 149 school districts in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 50% has decreased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (SD)
Overall District Rank
#75 out of 148 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Armour School District 21-1, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Armour School District 21-1 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of SD by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Armour School District 21-1 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of SD by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥50%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Armour School District 21-1 and public school graduation rate of SD by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.22
0.50
# American Indian Students
6 Students
20,326 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
14%
# Asian Students
n/a
2,387 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
6 Students
9,887 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
7%
# Black Students
5 Students
4,677 Students
% Black Students
3%
3%
# White Students
179 Students
100,010 Students
% White Students
88%
69%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
173 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
7 Students
7,183 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
23
3,172
# Students in K Grade:
10
11,783
# Students in 1st Grade:
13
10,721
# Students in 2nd Grade:
13
10,667
# Students in 3rd Grade:
17
10,612
# Students in 4th Grade:
19
10,684
# Students in 5th Grade:
17
10,903
# Students in 6th Grade:
12
11,119
# Students in 7th Grade:
13
11,310
# Students in 8th Grade:
10
11,439
# Students in 9th Grade:
12
12,252
# Students in 10th Grade:
12
10,953
# Students in 11th Grade:
19
9,909
# Students in 12th Grade:
13
9,119
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,207 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,442. The school district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,438 is less than the state median of $15,576. The school district spending/student has declined by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (SD)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$3 MM
$5 MM
This chart display total revenue of Armour School District 21-1 and median value from total revenues of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$3 MM
$5 MM
This chart display total spending of Armour School District 21-1 and median value from total spendings of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,207
$15,442
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Armour School District 21-1 and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,438
$15,576
This chart display average spending per public school student in Armour School District 21-1 and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Armour School District 21-1 Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Armour High School - 01
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
604 3rd St
Armour, SD 57313
(605) 724-2153
Grades: 9-12
| 56 students
Rank: #22.
Armour Middle School - 03
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
905 Dobson Ave
Armour, SD 57313
(605) 724-2698
Grades: 6-8
| 35 students
Rank: #33.
Armour Elementary - 02
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
905 Dobson Ave
Armour, SD 57313
(605) 724-2698
Grades: PK-5
| 112 students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 203 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50% in SD)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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