Elk Mountain School District 16-2 School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 3 public schools in Elk Mountain School District 16-2 School District, serving 16 students.
  • Public school 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 47%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 54% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in South Dakota.
  • The top ranked public school in Elk Mountain School District 16-2 School District is Elk Mountain Elementary - 01. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • 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).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is less than the South Dakota public school average of 14:1.

Overview

School District NameElk Mountain School District 16-2 School District
School District Phone Number(605)749-2258
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (SD)
# of Schools3 Schools722 Schools
# of Students16 Students145,072 Students
# of Teachers3 Teachers9,796 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:114:1

District Comparison

  • 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 school year.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (SD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
47%
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 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.220.48
# of American Indian Studentsn/a22,960 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
16%
# of Asian Studentsn/a2,450 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# of Hispanic Students2 Students8,185 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
5%
# of Black Studentsn/a4,411 Students
% Black Students
n/a
3%
# of White Students14 Students101,454 Students
% White Students
87%
70%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a153 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Studentsn/a5,459 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:13,388
# of Students in Kindergarten:212,298
# of Students in 1st Grade:111,015
# of Students in 2nd Grade:211,028
# of Students in 3rd Grade:111,166
# of Students in 4th Grade: - 11,439
# of Students in 5th Grade:111,400
# of Students in 6th Grade:111,161
# of Students in 7th Grade:211,123
# of Students in 8th Grade:210,704
# of Students in 9th Grade:111,505
# of Students in 10th Grade:210,340
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 9,403
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 9,102
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $55,750 is higher than the state average of $11,339. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $50,750 is higher than the state average of $10,782. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (SD)
Total Revenue$446,000$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Elk Mountain School District 16-2  School District and average revenue for each school distric in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$406,000$3 MM
This chart display total spending of Elk Mountain School District 16-2  School District and average spending for each school distric in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$55,750$11,339
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Elk Mountain School District 16-2  School District and average revenue per public school student in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$50,750$10,782
This chart display average spending per public school student in Elk Mountain School District 16-2  School District and average spending per public school student in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Elk Mountain School District 16-2 School District Public Schools (2020)

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