De Smet School District 38-2 School District
- For the 2020-21 school year, there are 3 public schools in De Smet School District 38-2 School District, serving 316 students. De Smet School District 38-2 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Dakota.
- Public schools in De Smet School District 38-2 School District have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 63% (versus the 54% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in South Dakota.
- Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and American Indian), which is less than the South Dakota public school average of 30% (majority American Indian).
- The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the South Dakota public school average of 14:1.
|School District Name||De Smet School District 38-2 School District|
|School District Website||http://www.desmet.k12.sd.us|
|School District Phone Number||(605) 854-3963|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (SD)|
|# of Schools||3 Schools||722 Schools|
|# of Students||316 Students||145,072 Students|
|# of Teachers||27 Teachers||9,796 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||12:1||14:1|
- De Smet School District 38-2 School District, 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 2017-2018 school year.
- The school district's graduation rate of 80% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (SD)|
|Overall Testing Rank||#70 out of 149 school districts|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)||45-49%|
|Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)||45-49%|
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||4 Students||22,960 Students|
|% American Indian Students|
|# of Asian Students||2 Students||2,450 Students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||3 Students||8,185 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||4 Students||4,411 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||302 Students||101,454 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||153 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||1 Student||5,459 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students||n/a|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||14||3,388|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||29||12,298|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||30||11,015|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||16||11,028|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||29||11,166|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||34||11,439|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||14||11,400|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||15||11,161|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||24||11,123|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||20||10,704|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||17||11,505|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||20||10,340|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||27||9,403|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||27||9,102|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||-|
Fiscal Data Comparison
- The revenue/student of $13,665 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,448. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
- The school district's spending/student of $12,848 is less than the state median of $14,457. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (SD)|
|Total Revenue||$4 MM||$5 MM|
|Spending||$4 MM||$5 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$13,665||$14,448|
|Revenue / Student||$12,848||$14,457|
De Smet School District 38-2 School District Public Schools (2020-21)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- De Smet High School - 01 405 3rd St Sw
De Smet, SD 57231
Grades: 9-12 | 91 students
- Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary - 02 407 Ingalls Ave Sw
De Smet, SD 57231
Grades: PK-5 | 166 students
- De Smet Middle School - 03 405 3rd St Sw
De Smet, SD 57231
Grades: 6-8 | 59 students
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