Baltic School District 49-1 School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 531 students in Baltic School District 49-1 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in South Dakota.
Public Schools in Baltic School District 49-1 School District have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 54% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Baltic School District 49-1 School District are Baltic Elementary - 02, Baltic High School - 01 and Baltic Middle School - 03. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Baltic School District 49-1 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Dakota.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the South Dakota public school average of 30% (majority American Indian).

Overview

School District Name
Baltic School District 49-1 School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (SD)
# Schools
3 Schools
722 Schools
# Students
531 Students
145,046 Students
# Teachers
35 Teachers
9,792 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Baltic School District 49-1 School District, 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 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (SD)
Overall District Rank
#54 out of 149 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Baltic School District 49-1  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Baltic School District 49-1  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of SD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Baltic School District 49-1  School District 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥80%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Baltic School District 49-1  School District and public school graduation rate of SD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.14
0.48
# American Indian Students
6 Students
22,960 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
16%
# Asian Students
3 Students
2,450 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
17 Students
8,185 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
5%
# Black Students
2 Students
4,411 Students
% Black Students
n/a
3%
# White Students
493 Students
101,428 Students
% White Students
93%
70%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
153 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
10 Students
5,459 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
45
3,388
# Students in K Grade:
38
12,298
# Students in 1st Grade:
35
11,015
# Students in 2nd Grade:
38
11,028
# Students in 3rd Grade:
47
11,166
# Students in 4th Grade:
30
11,439
# Students in 5th Grade:
32
11,400
# Students in 6th Grade:
47
11,161
# Students in 7th Grade:
38
11,123
# Students in 8th Grade:
42
10,704
# Students in 9th Grade:
39
11,498
# Students in 10th Grade:
33
10,332
# Students in 11th Grade:
24
9,397
# Students in 12th Grade:
43
9,097
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,343 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,113. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,416 is less than the state median of $15,244. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (SD)
Total Revenue
$6 MM
$5 MM
This chart display total revenue of Baltic School District 49-1  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$5 MM
$5 MM
This chart display total spending of Baltic School District 49-1  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,343
$15,113
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Baltic School District 49-1  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$9,416
$15,244
This chart display average spending per public school student in Baltic School District 49-1  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Baltic School District 49-1 School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Baltic Elementary - 02
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1 Bulldog Ave
Baltic, SD 57003
(605) 529-5464
Grades: PK-5
| 265 students
Rank: #22.
Baltic High School - 01
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1 Bulldog Ave
Baltic, SD 57003
(605) 529-5461
Grades: 9-12
| 139 students
Rank: #33.
Baltic Middle School - 03
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Bulldog Ave
Baltic, SD 57003
(605) 529-5461
Grades: 6-8
| 127 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 531 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Top 50% in SD)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.14

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