Brookings School District 05-1

2130 8th St S
Brookings, SD 57006
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Brookings School District 05-1 ranks among the top 20% of public school district in South Dakota for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 3,394 students in Brookings School District 05-1. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in South Dakota.
Public Schools in Brookings School District 05-1 have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 52% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), 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
6 Schools
749 Schools
# Students
3,394 Students
145,783 Students
# Teachers
230 Teachers
10,922 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Brookings School District 05-1, 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 86% has decreased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (SD)
#88 out of 148 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Brookings School District 05-1, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
41%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Brookings School District 05-1 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.
51%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Brookings School District 05-1 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.
86%
80%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Brookings School District 05-1 and public school graduation rate of SD by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.36
0.50
# American Indian Students
69 Students
19,596 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
14%
# Asian Students
88 Students
2,327 Students
% Asian Students
3%
2%
# Hispanic Students
212 Students
10,537 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
7%
# Black Students
105 Students
4,608 Students
% Black Students
3%
3%
# White Students
2,704 Students
100,718 Students
% White Students
80%
69%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
192 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
213 Students
7,776 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
3,368
# Students in K Grade:
319
12,562
# Students in 1st Grade:
258
10,440
# Students in 2nd Grade:
244
10,632
# Students in 3rd Grade:
237
10,662
# Students in 4th Grade:
272
10,681
# Students in 5th Grade:
269
10,736
# Students in 6th Grade:
241
11,038
# Students in 7th Grade:
241
11,203
# Students in 8th Grade:
314
11,335
# Students in 9th Grade:
254
13,002
# Students in 10th Grade:
265
10,808
# Students in 11th Grade:
250
9,782
# Students in 12th Grade:
230
9,534
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,209 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,144. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,445 is less than the state median of $12,645. The school district spending/student has declined by 16% over four school years.
This School District
This State (SD)
Total Revenue
$41 MM
$1,916 MM
This chart display total revenue of Brookings School District 05-1 and median value from total revenues of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$42 MM
$1,844 MM
This chart display total spending of Brookings School District 05-1 and median value from total spendings of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,209
$13,144
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Brookings School District 05-1 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
$12,445
$12,645
This chart display average spending per public school student in Brookings School District 05-1 and average spending per public school student of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Brookings School District 05-1 Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dakota Prairie Elementary - 07
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
111 26th St S
Brookings, SD 57006
(605) 696-4900
Grades: K-3
| 426 students
Rank: #22.
Brookings High School - 01
(Math: 48% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
530 Elm Ave
Brookings, SD 57006
(605) 696-4100
Grades: 9-12
| 999 students
Rank: #33.
Medary Elementary - 05
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
718 5th St S
Brookings, SD 57006
(605) 696-4300
Grades: K-3
| 328 students
Rank: #44.
Hillcrest Elementary - 04
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
304 15th Ave
Brookings, SD 57006
(605) 696-4600
Grades: K-3
| 304 students
Rank: #55.
Camelot Intermediate - 06
(Math: 35% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1401 15th St S
Brookings, SD 57006
(605) 696-4400
Grades: 4-5
| 541 students
Rank: #66.
George S. Mickelson Middle School - 02
(Math: 40% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1801 12th St S
Brookings, SD 57006
(605) 696-4500
Grades: 6-8
| 796 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Brookings School District 05-1?
Brookings School District 05-1 manages 6 public schools serving 3,394 students.
What is the rank of Brookings School District 05-1?
Brookings School District 05-1 is ranked #85 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. This district ranks in the top 20% of South Dakota school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Brookings School District 05-1?
80% of Brookings School District 05-1 students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, and 2% of students are American Indian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Brookings School District 05-1?
Brookings School District 05-1 has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 13:1.
What is Brookings School District 05-1's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,445 is less than the state median of $12,645. The school district spending/student has declined by 16% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 3,394 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : 86% (Top 30% in SD)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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