Howard School District 48-3 School District
- For the 2020 school year, there are 4 public schools in Howard School District 48-3 School District, serving 363 students.
- Public schools in Howard School District 48-3 School District have an average math proficiency score of 51% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 64% (versus the 54% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 30% of public schools in South Dakota.
- Minority enrollment is 6% 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 11:1 is less than the South Dakota public school average of 14:1.
|School District Name||Howard School District 48-3 School District|
|School District Website||http://www.howard.k12.sd.us|
|School District Phone Number||(605)772-5515|
|School District Grades Offered||KG - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (SD)|
|# of Schools||4 Schools||722 Schools|
|# of Students||363 Students||145,072 Students|
|# of Teachers||34 Teachers||9,796 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||11:1||14:1|
- Howard School District 48-3 School District, which is ranked within the top 30% 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 80% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (SD)|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||1 Student||22,960 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||n/a||2,450 Students|
|% Asian Students||n/a|
|# of Hispanic Students||13 Students||8,185 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||5 Students||4,411 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||342 Students||101,454 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||153 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||2 Students||5,459 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||-||3,388|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||23||12,298|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||29||11,015|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||30||11,028|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||32||11,166|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||29||11,439|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||28||11,400|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||23||11,161|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||43||11,123|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||20||10,704|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||25||11,505|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||23||10,340|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||28||9,403|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||30||9,102|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||-|
Fiscal Data Comparison
- The revenue/student of $10,599 in this school district is less 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 $10,335 is less 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 Data||This School District||This State (SD)|
|Total Revenue||$4 MM||$4 MM|
|Spending||$4 MM||$3 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$10,599||$11,339|
|Spending / Student||$10,335||$10,782|
Howard School District 48-3 School District Public Schools (2020)
School (Math/Reading Proficiency)
- Howard Elementary - 02 201 N Minnie St
Howard, SD 57349
Grades: K-6 | 171 students
- Howard High School - 01 500 N Section Line
Howard, SD 57349
Grades: 9-12 | 106 students
- Howard Junior High - 05 500 N Section Line
Howard, SD 57349
Grades: 7-8 | 58 students
- Shannon Colony Elementary - 08 43945 235th St.
Winfred, SD 57076
Grades: K-8 | 28 students
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