Elk Mountain School District 16-2 School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 16 students in Elk Mountain School District 16-2 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in South Dakota.
Public Schools in Elk Mountain School District 16-2 School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 54% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Elk Mountain School District 16-2 School District are Elk Mountain Elementary - 01, Elk Mountain High School - 04 and Elk Mountain Virtual High School - 92. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Elk Mountain School District 16-2 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Dakota.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the South Dakota public school average of 30% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

Elk Mountain School District 16-2 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in South Dakota for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Elk Mountain School District 16-2 School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (SD)
# Schools
3 Schools
722 Schools
# Students
16 Students
145,046 Students
# Teachers
3 Teachers
9,792 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
5:1

District Rank

Elk Mountain School District 16-2 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 149 school districts in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (SD)
Overall District Rank
#88 out of 149 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Elk Mountain School District 16-2  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Elk Mountain School District 16-2  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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Elk Mountain School District 16-2  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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.22
0.48
# American Indian Students
n/a
22,960 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
16%
# Asian Students
n/a
2,450 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
2 Students
8,185 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
5%
# Black Students
n/a
4,411 Students
% Black Students
n/a
3%
# White Students
14 Students
101,428 Students
% White Students
87%
70%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
153 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
n/a
5,459 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1
3,388
# Students in K Grade:
2
12,298
# Students in 1st Grade:
1
11,015
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2
11,028
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1
11,166
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
11,439
# Students in 5th Grade:
1
11,400
# Students in 6th Grade:
1
11,161
# Students in 7th Grade:
2
11,123
# Students in 8th Grade:
2
10,704
# Students in 9th Grade:
1
11,498
# Students in 10th Grade:
2
10,332
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
9,397
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
9,097
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

This School District
This State (SD)
Total Revenue
$338,000
$5 MM
This chart display total revenue of Elk Mountain School District 16-2  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$451,000
$5 MM
This chart display total spending of Elk Mountain School District 16-2  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Elk Mountain School District 16-2 School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Elk Mountain Elementary - 01
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10222 Valley Rd
Edgemont, SD 57735
(605) 673-2258
Grades: PK-8
| 13 students
10222 Valley Rd
Edgemont, SD 57735
(605) 749-2258
Grades: 9-12
| 2 students
10222 Valley Rd
Edgemont, SD 57735
(605) 749-2258
Grades: 9-12
| 1 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 16 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22

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