Elk Mountain School District 16-2

10222 Valley Rd
Edgemont, SD 57735
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 9 students in Elk Mountain School District 16-2. 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 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 are Elk Mountain Elementary - 01 and Elk Mountain High School - 04. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Elk Mountain School District 16-2 has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Dakota.
Minority enrollment is 0% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the South Dakota public school average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (SD)
# Schools
2 Schools
741 Schools
# Students
9 Students
144,643 Students
# Teachers
2 Teachers
10,654 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
4:1

District Rank

Elk Mountain School District 16-2, 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 2020-2021 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, 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 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 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
0.00
0.50
# American Indian Students
n/a
20,326 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
14%
# Asian Students
n/a
2,387 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
n/a
9,887 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
7%
# Black Students
n/a
4,677 Students
% Black Students
n/a
3%
# White Students
9 Students
100,010 Students
% White Students
100%
69%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
173 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
n/a
7,183 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
3,172
# Students in K Grade:
4
11,783
# Students in 1st Grade:
1
10,721
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
10,667
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1
10,612
# Students in 4th Grade:
1
10,684
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
10,903
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
11,119
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
11,310
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
11,439
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
12,252
# Students in 10th Grade:
2
10,953
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
9,909
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
9,119
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

This School District
This State (SD)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$430,000
$5 MM
This chart display total revenue of Elk Mountain School District 16-2 and median value from total revenues of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$383,000
$5 MM
This chart display total spending of Elk Mountain School District 16-2 and median value from total spendings of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Best Elk Mountain School District 16-2 Public Schools (2022-23)

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
| 7 students
Rank: n/an/a
10222 Valley Rd
Edgemont, SD 57735
(605) 749-2258
Grades: 9-12
| 2 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 2 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 9 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 0%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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