Harding County School District 31-1 School District

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  • For the 2020-21 school year, there are 5 public schools in Harding County School District 31-1 School District, serving 195 students.
  • Public schools in Harding County School District 31-1 School District have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (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 schools in Harding County School District 31-1 School District are Harding County High School - 01, Buffalo Elementary - 02 and Harding County Middle School - 03. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the South Dakota public school average of 30% (majority American Indian).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is less than the South Dakota public school average of 14:1.

Overview

School District NameHarding County School District 31-1 School District
School District Websitehttp://www.hardingcounty.k12.sd.us
School District Phone Number(605) 375-3241
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (SD)
# of Schools5 Schools722 Schools
# of Students195 Students145,072 Students
# of Teachers24 Teachers9,796 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:114:1

District Comparison

  • Harding County School District 31-1 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.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 50% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (SD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Harding County School District 31-1  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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Harding County School District 31-1  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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥50%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Harding County School District 31-1  School District and public school graduation rate of SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.060.48
# of American Indian Students3 Students22,960 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
16%
# of Asian Studentsn/a2,450 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# of Hispanic Studentsn/a8,185 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
5%
# of Black Students1 Student4,411 Students
% Black Students
n/a
3%
# of White Students189 Students101,454 Students
% White Students
97%
70%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a153 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students2 Students5,459 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 3,388
# of Students in Kindergarten:1212,298
# of Students in 1st Grade:1911,015
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1711,028
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1611,166
# of Students in 4th Grade:1611,439
# of Students in 5th Grade:1711,400
# of Students in 6th Grade:1211,161
# of Students in 7th Grade:1311,123
# of Students in 8th Grade:1410,704
# of Students in 9th Grade:1211,505
# of Students in 10th Grade:2010,340
# of Students in 11th Grade:159,403
# of Students in 12th Grade:129,102
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $19,744 is higher than the state average of $11,447. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $21,594 is higher than the state average of $10,885. 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$4 MM$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Harding County School District 31-1  School District and average revenue for each school distric in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$4 MM$3 MM
This chart display total spending of Harding County School District 31-1  School District and average spending for each school distric in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$19,744$11,447
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Harding County School District 31-1  School District and average revenue per public school student in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$21,594$10,885
This chart display average spending per public school student in Harding County School District 31-1  School District and average spending per public school student in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Harding County School District 31-1 School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Buffalo Elementary - 02 Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    12474 Tipperary St
    Buffalo, SD 57720
    (605) 375-3241

    Grades: K-5 | 79 students
  • Camp Crook Elementary - 08
    Box 58/ 3rd N
    Buffalo, SD 57720
    (605) 375-3241

    Grades: K-8 | 12 students
  • Harding County High School - 01 Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    12474 Tipperary St
    Buffalo, SD 57720
    (605) 375-3241

    Grades: 9-12 | 59 students
  • Harding County Middle School - 03 Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    12474 Tipperary St
    Buffalo, SD 57720
    (605) 375-3241

    Grades: 6-8 | 37 students
  • Ludlow Elementary - 06
    Hcr 63
    Buffalo, SD 57720
    (605) 375-3241

    Grades: K-8 | 8 students
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