Armour School District 21-1

604 3rd St
Armour, SD 57313
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 212 students in Armour School District 21-1. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in South Dakota.
Public Schools in Armour School District 21-1 have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 52% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 15% 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

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (SD)
# Schools
3 Schools
749 Schools
# Students
212 Students
145,783 Students
# Teachers
21 Teachers
10,922 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

Armour School District 21-1, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 148 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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (SD)
#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.
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.
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.
≥50%
80%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.28
0.50
# American Indian Students
7 Students
19,596 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
14%
# Asian Students
n/a
2,327 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
10 Students
10,537 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
7%
# Black Students
6 Students
4,608 Students
% Black Students
3%
3%
# White Students
180 Students
100,718 Students
% White Students
85%
69%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
192 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
9 Students
7,776 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
28
3,368
# Students in K Grade:
17
12,562
# Students in 1st Grade:
11
10,440
# Students in 2nd Grade:
13
10,632
# Students in 3rd Grade:
11
10,662
# Students in 4th Grade:
19
10,681
# Students in 5th Grade:
19
10,736
# Students in 6th Grade:
17
11,038
# Students in 7th Grade:
13
11,203
# Students in 8th Grade:
12
11,335
# Students in 9th Grade:
12
13,002
# Students in 10th Grade:
10
10,808
# Students in 11th Grade:
13
9,782
# Students in 12th Grade:
17
9,534
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,764 is higher than the state median of $13,144. The school district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,495 is higher than the state median of $12,645. The school district spending/student has declined by 17% over four school years.
This School District
This State (SD)
Total Revenue
$3 MM
$1,916 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$3 MM
$1,844 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,764
$13,144
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Armour School District 21-1 and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,495
$12,645
This chart display average spending per public school student in Armour School District 21-1 and average spending per public school student of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Armour School District 21-1 Public Schools (2024)

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
| 52 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
| 42 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
| 118 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Armour School District 21-1?
Armour School District 21-1 manages 3 public schools serving 212 students.
What is the rank of Armour School District 21-1?
Armour School District 21-1 is ranked #78 out of 148 school districts in South Dakota (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Armour School District 21-1?
85% of Armour School District 21-1 students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are American Indian, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Armour School District 21-1?
Armour School District 21-1 has a student/teacher ratio of 10:1, which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 13:1.
What is Armour School District 21-1's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,495 is higher than the state median of $12,645. The school district spending/student has declined by 17% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 212 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50% in SD)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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