Howard School District 48-3 School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 363 students in Howard School District 48-3 School District. Howard School District 48-3 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Dakota.
The top ranked public schools in Howard School District 48-3 School District are Shannon Colony Elementary - 08, Howard Elementary - 02 and Howard Junior High - 05. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
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 testing ranking is 8/10, which 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).

Overview

School District NameHoward School District 48-3 School District
School District Websitehttp://www.howard.k12.sd.us
School District Phone Number(605) 772-5515
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (SD)
# of Schools4 Schools722 Schools
# of Students363 Students145,072 Students
# of Teachers34 Teachers9,796 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1

District Comparison

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 2017-2018 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 DataThis School DistrictState Average (SD)
Overall Testing Rank
#42 out of 149 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Howard School District 48-3  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Howard School District 48-3  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)
52%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Howard School District 48-3  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
≥80%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Howard School District 48-3  School District and public school graduation rate of SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.110.48
# of American Indian Students1 Student22,960 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
16%
# of Asian Studentsn/a2,450 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# of Hispanic Students13 Students8,185 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
5%
# of Black Students5 Students4,411 Students
% Black Students
1%
3%
# of White Students342 Students101,454 Students
% White Students
94%
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:2312,298
# of Students in 1st Grade:2911,015
# of Students in 2nd Grade:3011,028
# of Students in 3rd Grade:3211,166
# of Students in 4th Grade:2911,439
# of Students in 5th Grade:2811,400
# of Students in 6th Grade:2311,161
# of Students in 7th Grade:4311,123
# of Students in 8th Grade:2010,704
# of Students in 9th Grade:2511,505
# of Students in 10th Grade:2310,340
# of Students in 11th Grade:289,403
# of Students in 12th Grade:309,102
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $15,959 is higher than the state median of $14,448. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,548 is less than the state median of $14,457. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (SD)
Total Revenue$6 MM$5 MM
This chart display total revenue of Howard School District 48-3  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$5 MM$5 MM
This chart display total spending of Howard School District 48-3  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$15,959$14,448
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Howard School District 48-3  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,548$14,457
This chart display average spending per public school student in Howard School District 48-3  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Howard School District 48-3 School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Shannon Colony Elementary - 08 Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    43945 235th St.
    Winfred, SD 57076
    (605) 772-4443

    Grades: K-8 | 28 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Howard Elementary - 02 Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    201 N Minnie St
    Howard, SD 57349
    (605) 772-4443

    Grades: K-6 | 171 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Howard Junior High - 05 Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    500 N Section Line
    Howard, SD 57349
    (605) 772-5515

    Grades: 7-8 | 58 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Howard High School - 01 Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    500 N Section Line
    Howard, SD 57349
    (605) 772-5515

    Grades: 9-12 | 106 students
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