Howard School District 48-3 School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 2 public elementary schools serving 183 students in Howard School District 48-3 School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public elementary schools in South Dakota.
Public Elementary Schools in Howard School District 48-3 School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the South Dakota public elementary school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 63% (versus the 52% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary schools in Howard School District 48-3 School District are Shannon Colony Elementary - 08 and Howard Elementary - 02. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the South Dakota public elementary school average of 34% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

Howard School District 48-3 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in South Dakota for:

Category
Attribute
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Howard School District 48-3 School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (SD)
# Schools
2 Schools
493 Schools
# Students
183 Students
100,780 Students
# Teachers
17 Teachers
7,617 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Howard School District 48-3 School District, which is ranked within the top 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.
The school district's graduation rate of 80% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (SD)
Overall District 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 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
46%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥80%
83%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.10
0.53
# American Indian Students
2 Students
16,041 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
16%
# Asian Students
n/a
1,662 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
4 Students
7,180 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
7%
# Black Students
2 Students
3,350 Students
% Black Students
1%
3%
# White Students
174 Students
66,946 Students
% White Students
95%
66%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
123 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1 Student
5,478 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
2,984
# Students in K Grade:
25
11,518
# Students in 1st Grade:
16
10,721
# Students in 2nd Grade:
26
10,667
# Students in 3rd Grade:
22
10,612
# Students in 4th Grade:
29
10,684
# Students in 5th Grade:
29
10,903
# Students in 6th Grade:
31
11,119
# Students in 7th Grade:
3
9,773
# Students in 8th Grade:
2
9,890
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
543
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
539
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
424
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
403
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,953 is higher than the state median of $15,442. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,029 is higher than the state median of $15,576. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This 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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$7 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 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$17,953
$15,442
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$19,029
$15,576
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Howard School District 48-3 School District Public Elementary Schools (2022)

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
| 31 students
Rank: #22.
Howard Elementary - 02
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
201 N Minnie St
Howard, SD 57349
(605) 772-4443
Grades: K-6
| 152 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Howard School District 48-3
  • 500 N Section Line St, Howard, SD, 57349
  • (605) 772-5515
  • howard.k12.sd.us
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 183 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Top 50% in SD)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.10

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