Douglas 51-1 School District

All
(6)
All
(6)
 
High
(1)
High
(1)
 
Middle
(1)
Middle
(1)
 
Elementary
(4)
Elementary
(4)
 
Pre-K
(1)
Pre-K
(1)
 
  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 6 public schools managed by Douglas 51-1 School District serving 2,820 students in Box Elder, South Dakota.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is equal to the South Dakota state average of 29%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is more than the state average of 14:1.

Douglas 51-1 School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Box Elder Badger Clark Elementary - 05
    401 Don Williams Dr
    Box Elder, SD 57719
    (605)923-0080

    Grades: K-1 | 464 students
  • Box Elder Douglas High School - 03
    420 Patriot Dr
    Box Elder, SD 57719
    (605)923-0030

    Grades: 9-12 | 714 students
  • Box Elder Douglas Middle School - 01
    401 Tower Rd
    Box Elder, SD 57719
    (605)923-0050

    Grades: 6-8 | 645 students
  • Box Elder Douglas Preschool - 08
    421 Don Williams Dr
    Box Elder, SD 57719
    (605)923-0090

    Grades: PK | 36 students
  • Box Elder Francis Case Elementary - 04
    441 Don Williams Dr
    Box Elder, SD 57719
    (605)923-0070

    Grades: 2-3 | 492 students
  • Box Elder Vandenberg Elementary - 02
    600 N Ellsworth Rd
    Box Elder, SD 57719
    (605)923-0060

    Grades: 4-5 | 469 students

Overview

School District NameDouglas 51-1 School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students2,820 students
# of Teachers191 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
# of Male Students1,328 students
% Male Students
47%
# of Female Students1,492 students
% Female Students
53%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.47
# of American Indian Students200 students
% American Indian Students
7%
# of Asian Students37 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students232 students
% Hispanic Students
8%
# of Black Students81 students
% Black Students
3%
# of White Students2,007 students
% White Students
71%
# of Hawaiian Students9 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students254 students
% of Two or more races Students
9%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:36
# of Students in Kindergarten:230
# of Students in 1st Grade:234
# of Students in 2nd Grade:254
# of Students in 3rd Grade:238
# of Students in 4th Grade:240
# of Students in 5th Grade:229
# of Students in 6th Grade:237
# of Students in 7th Grade:211
# of Students in 8th Grade:197
# of Students in 9th Grade:229
# of Students in 10th Grade:169
# of Students in 11th Grade:180
# of Students in 12th Grade:136
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Douglas 51-1 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 90-94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (SD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Douglas 51-1 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)
47%
53%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Douglas 51-1 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 Rate90-94%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Douglas 51-1 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 $10,432 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 $10,374 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$27 MM$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Douglas 51-1 School District and average revenue for each school distric in SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$27 MM$3 MM
This chart display total spending of Douglas 51-1 School District and average spending for each school distric in SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,432$11,394
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Douglas 51-1 School District and average revenue per public school student in SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,374$10,920
This chart display average spending per public school student in Douglas 51-1 School District and average spending per public school student in SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Recent Articles
Being a teacher has never been easy but changes in federal funding and legislation have made it harder than ever for public school teachers. Keep reading to learn more.
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
All students deserve to have an equal chance at academic success but not every student learns in the same way. Alternative schools provide students with unique challenges or abilities an opportunity to succeed in a different educational setting. Keep reading to learn more about alternative schools and their impact on college admissions.
Did You Know?
Douglas 51-1 School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.47, which is higher than the South Dakota average of 0.26. The most diverse school in the district is Badger Clark Elementary - 05. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Dakota or national school diversity statistics.