Brookings School District 05-1

2130 8th St S
Brookings, SD 57006
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
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 2023 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 3,342 students in Brookings School District 05-1. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in South Dakota.
Public Schools in Brookings School District 05-1 have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 54% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the South Dakota public school average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (SD)
# Schools
6 Schools
741 Schools
# Students
3,342 Students
144,643 Students
# Teachers
236 Teachers
10,654 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Brookings School District 05-1, 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 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (SD)
Overall District Rank
#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.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
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.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
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.
Graduation Rate
90%
84%
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 2019-20 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.35
0.50
# American Indian Students
63 Students
20,326 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
14%
# Asian Students
97 Students
2,387 Students
% Asian Students
3%
2%
# Hispanic Students
205 Students
9,887 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
7%
# Black Students
106 Students
4,677 Students
% Black Students
3%
3%
# White Students
2,691 Students
100,010 Students
% White Students
81%
69%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
173 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
177 Students
7,183 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
3,172
# Students in K Grade:
288
11,783
# Students in 1st Grade:
255
10,721
# Students in 2nd Grade:
229
10,667
# Students in 3rd Grade:
257
10,612
# Students in 4th Grade:
266
10,684
# Students in 5th Grade:
243
10,903
# Students in 6th Grade:
236
11,119
# Students in 7th Grade:
305
11,310
# Students in 8th Grade:
253
11,439
# Students in 9th Grade:
274
12,252
# Students in 10th Grade:
261
10,953
# Students in 11th Grade:
234
9,909
# Students in 12th Grade:
241
9,119
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,979 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,442. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,286 is less than the state median of $15,576. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (SD)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$37 MM
$5 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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$34 MM
$5 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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,979
$15,442
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Brookings School District 05-1 and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,286
$15,576
This chart display average spending per public school student in Brookings School District 05-1 and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Brookings School District 05-1 Public Schools (2023)

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
| 432 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
| 1,010 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
| 333 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
| 264 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
| 509 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
| 794 students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: K-12
  • Enrollment: 3,342 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 30% in SD)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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