Belle Fourche School District 09-1 School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 5 public schools in Belle Fourche School District 09-1 School District, serving 1,378 students.
  • Public school in Belle Fourche School District 09-1 School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 52% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in South Dakota.
  • The top ranked public schools in Belle Fourche School District 09-1 School District are Belle Fourche High School - 01, Belle Fourche Education Connection - 09 and Belle Fourche Middle School - 07. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the South Dakota public school average of 30% (majority American Indian).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is more than the South Dakota public school average of 14:1.

Overview

School District NameBelle Fourche School District 09-1 School District
School District Websitehttp://www.bellefourcheschools.org
School District Phone Number(605)723-3355
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (SD)
# of Schools5 Schools722 Schools
# of Students1,378 Students145,072 Students
# of Teachers95 Teachers9,796 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1

District Comparison

  • Belle Fourche School District 09-1 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 149 school districts in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (SD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Belle Fourche School District 09-1  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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
53%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Belle Fourche School District 09-1  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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate85-89%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Belle Fourche School District 09-1  School District and public school graduation rate of SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.230.48
# of American Indian Students22 Students22,960 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
16%
# of Asian Students3 Students2,450 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# of Hispanic Students80 Students8,185 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
5%
# of Black Studentsn/a4,411 Students
% Black Students
n/a
3%
# of White Students1,208 Students101,454 Students
% White Students
88%
70%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a153 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students65 Students5,459 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 3,388
# of Students in Kindergarten:11312,298
# of Students in 1st Grade:11011,015
# of Students in 2nd Grade:8811,028
# of Students in 3rd Grade:11011,166
# of Students in 4th Grade:10011,439
# of Students in 5th Grade:9811,400
# of Students in 6th Grade:11511,161
# of Students in 7th Grade:12311,123
# of Students in 8th Grade:10510,704
# of Students in 9th Grade:10511,505
# of Students in 10th Grade:9210,340
# of Students in 11th Grade:969,403
# of Students in 12th Grade:1239,102
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $8,485 in this school district is less than the state average of $11,339. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $8,225 is less than the state average of $10,782. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (SD)
Total Revenue$12 MM$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Belle Fourche School District 09-1  School District and average revenue for each school distric in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$11 MM$3 MM
This chart display total spending of Belle Fourche School District 09-1  School District and average spending for each school distric in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,485$11,339
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Belle Fourche School District 09-1  School District and average revenue per public school student in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$8,225$10,782
This chart display average spending per public school student in Belle Fourche School District 09-1  School District and average spending per public school student in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Belle Fourche School District 09-1 School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Belle Fourche Education Connection - 09 Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1301 12th Ave
    Belle Fourche, SD 57717
    (605)723-0955

    Grades: 9-12 | 42 students
  • Belle Fourche High School - 01 Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1301 12th Ave
    Belle Fourche, SD 57717
    (605)723-3350

    Grades: 9-12 | 374 students
  • Belle Fourche Middle School - 07 Math: 38% | Reading: 55%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1302 Ziebach St
    Belle Fourche, SD 57717
    (605)723-3367

    Grades: 5-8 | 441 students
  • North Park Elementary - 08
    29 North 6th Ave
    Belle Fourche, SD 57717
    (605)723-3379

    Grades: K | 113 students
  • South Park Elementary - 03 Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1816 Valley Dr
    Belle Fourche, SD 57717
    (605)723-3382

    Grades: 1-4 | 408 students
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