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 2 public elementary schools serving 160 students in Armour School District 21-1. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in South Dakota.
Public Elementary Schools in Armour School District 21-1 have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the South Dakota public elementary school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 50% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the South Dakota public elementary school average of 33% (majority American Indian).

Overview

This School District
This State (SD)
# Schools
3 Schools
505 Schools
# Students
212 Students
101,052 Students
# Teachers
21 Teachers
7,842 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.
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
0.53
# American Indian Students
7 Students
15,278 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
15%
# Asian Students
n/a
1,629 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
10 Students
7,524 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
7%
# Black Students
6 Students
3,305 Students
% Black Students
3%
3%
# White Students
180 Students
67,316 Students
% White Students
85%
67%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
137 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
9 Students
5,834 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
28
3,116
# Students in K Grade:
17
12,282
# 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
11,037
# Students in 7th Grade:
13
9,817
# Students in 8th Grade:
12
9,953
# Students in 9th Grade:
12
588
# Students in 10th Grade:
10
363
# Students in 11th Grade:
13
360
# Students in 12th Grade:
17
385
# 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 Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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

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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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