Dakota Valley 61-8 School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 3 public schools managed by Dakota Valley 61-8 School District serving 1,075 students in North Sioux City, South Dakota.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the South Dakota state average of 29%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the state average of 14:1.

Dakota Valley 61-8 School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • North Sioux City Dakota Valley Elementary - 02
    80 Northshore Dr
    North Sioux City, SD 57049
    (605)422-3840

    Grades: K-3 | 400 students
  • North Sioux City Dakota Valley High School - 01
    1150 Northshore Dr
    North Sioux City, SD 57049
    (605)422-3820

    Grades: 9-12 | 385 students
  • North Sioux City Dakota Valley Middle School - 03
    1150 Northshore Dr
    North Sioux City, SD 57049
    (605)422-3830

    Grades: 6-8 | 290 students

Overview

School District NameDakota Valley 61-8 School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students1,075 students
# of Teachers68 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
# of Male Students541 students
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students534 students
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.27
# of American Indian Students10 students
% American Indian Students
1%
# of Asian Students23 students
% Asian Students
2%
# of Hispanic Students69 students
% Hispanic Students
6%
# of Black Students15 students
% Black Students
1%
# of White Students916 students
% White Students
85%
# of Hawaiian Students2 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students40 students
% of Two or more races Students
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:108
# of Students in 1st Grade:88
# of Students in 2nd Grade:96
# of Students in 3rd Grade:108
# of Students in 4th Grade: -
# of Students in 5th Grade: -
# of Students in 6th Grade:101
# of Students in 7th Grade:98
# of Students in 8th Grade:91
# of Students in 9th Grade:103
# of Students in 10th Grade:90
# of Students in 11th Grade:115
# of Students in 12th Grade:77
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Dakota Valley 61-8 School District, which is ranked within the top 20% 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 90-94% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (SD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dakota Valley 61-8 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)
58%
53%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dakota Valley 61-8 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 Rate90-94%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dakota Valley 61-8 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 $9,295 in this school district is less 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 $10,014 is less 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$11 MM$4 MM
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Spending$12 MM$3 MM
This chart display total spending of Dakota Valley 61-8 School District and average spending for each school distric in SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,295$11,394
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dakota Valley 61-8 School District and average revenue per public school student in SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,014$10,920
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dakota Valley 61-8 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?
Dakota Valley 61-8 School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.27, which is higher than the South Dakota average of 0.26. The most diverse school in the district is Dakota Valley Elementary - 02. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Dakota or national school diversity statistics.