Custer 16-1 School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 3 public schools managed by Custer 16-1 School District serving 775 students in Custer, South Dakota.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the South Dakota state average of 29%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the state average of 14:1.

Custer 16-1 School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Custer Custer Elementary - 02
    371 Crook St
    Custer, SD 57730
    (605)673-4483

    Grades: PK-6 | 341 students
  • Custer Custer High School - 01
    1645 Wildcat Ln
    Custer, SD 57730
    (605)673-4473

    Grades: 9-12 | 242 students
  • Hermosa Hermosa Elementary - 04
    11 4th St
    Hermosa, SD 57744
    (605)255-4345

    Grades: K-8 | 192 students

Overview

School District NameCuster 16-1 School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students775 students
# of Teachers62 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
# of Male Students380 students
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students395 students
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.26
# of American Indian Students40 students
% American Indian Students
5%
# of Asian Students1 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students43 students
% Hispanic Students
6%
# of Black Students7 students
% Black Students
1%
# of White Students661 students
% White Students
85%
# of Hawaiian Students1 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students22 students
% of Two or more races Students
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:3
# of Students in Kindergarten:73
# of Students in 1st Grade:60
# of Students in 2nd Grade:72
# of Students in 3rd Grade:64
# of Students in 4th Grade:73
# of Students in 5th Grade:78
# of Students in 6th Grade:78
# of Students in 7th Grade:19
# of Students in 8th Grade:13
# of Students in 9th Grade:67
# of Students in 10th Grade:57
# of Students in 11th Grade:60
# of Students in 12th Grade:58
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Custer 16-1 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 145 school districts in South Dakota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 80-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (SD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Custer 16-1 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)
44%
53%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Custer 16-1 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 Rate≥90%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Custer 16-1 School District and public school graduation rate of SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,928 is higher than the state average of $11,394. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $14,891 is higher than the state average of $10,920. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (SD)
Total Revenue$10 MM$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Custer 16-1 School District and average revenue for each school distric in SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$13 MM$3 MM
This chart display total spending of Custer 16-1 School District and average spending for each school distric in SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,928$11,394
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Custer 16-1 School District and average revenue per public school student in SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$14,891$10,920
This chart display average spending per public school student in Custer 16-1 School District and average spending per public school student in SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Custer 16-1 School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.26, which is same as the South Dakota average of 0.26. The most diverse school in the district is Hermosa Elementary - 04. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Dakota or national school diversity statistics.