Oglala Lakota County 65-1 School District

206 School St
Batesland, SD 57716
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Oglala Lakota County 65-1 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in South Dakota for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 1,841 students in Oglala Lakota County 65-1 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in South Dakota.
Public Schools in Oglala Lakota County 65-1 School District have an average math proficiency score of 6% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 8% (versus the 52% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the South Dakota public school average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (SD)
# Schools
6 Schools
749 Schools
# Students
1,841 Students
145,783 Students
# Teachers
114 Teachers
10,922 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Oglala Lakota County 65-1 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 148 school districts in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 15-19% has decreased from 5% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (SD)
Overall District Rank
#148 out of 148 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Oglala Lakota County 65-1  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤1%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Oglala Lakota County 65-1  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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oglala Lakota County 65-1  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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
15-19%
80%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Oglala Lakota County 65-1  School District and public school graduation rate of SD by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.07
0.50
# American Indian Students
1,773 Students
19,596 Students
% American Indian Students
96%
14%
# Asian Students
n/a
2,327 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
37 Students
10,537 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
7%
# Black Students
n/a
4,608 Students
% Black Students
n/a
3%
# White Students
7 Students
100,718 Students
% White Students
n/a
69%
# Hawaiian Students
11 Students
192 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
13 Students
7,776 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
53
3,368
# Students in K Grade:
133
12,562
# Students in 1st Grade:
102
10,440
# Students in 2nd Grade:
138
10,632
# Students in 3rd Grade:
145
10,662
# Students in 4th Grade:
146
10,681
# Students in 5th Grade:
133
10,736
# Students in 6th Grade:
154
11,038
# Students in 7th Grade:
148
11,203
# Students in 8th Grade:
145
11,335
# Students in 9th Grade:
328
13,002
# Students in 10th Grade:
102
10,808
# Students in 11th Grade:
65
9,782
# Students in 12th Grade:
49
9,534
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $22,858 is higher than the state median of $13,144. The school district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $20,548 is higher than the state median of $12,645. The school district spending/student has declined by 14% over four school years.
This School District
This State (SD)
Total Revenue
$42 MM
$1,916 MM
This chart display total revenue of Oglala Lakota County 65-1  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$38 MM
$1,844 MM
This chart display total spending of Oglala Lakota County 65-1  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$22,858
$13,144
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Oglala Lakota County 65-1  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$20,548
$12,645
This chart display average spending per public school student in Oglala Lakota County 65-1  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Oglala Lakota County 65-1 School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Oglala Lakota County Virtual High School - 92
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
14 New Wolf Creek Rd
Batesland, SD 57716
(605) 455-6702
Grades: 9-12
| 91 students
Rank: #22.
Lakota Tech High School - 10
Vocational School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
206 School St
Batesland, SD 57716
(605) 455-6697
Grades: 9-12
| 453 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Batesland School - 01
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
206 School St
Batesland, SD 57716
(605) 454-4210
Grades: PK-8
| 150 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Red Shirt School - 04
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
38 Tatanka Nunpa
Batesland, SD 57716
(605) 255-4859
Grades: PK-8
| 113 students
Rank: #55.
Rockyford School - 03
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
14 Bia 33
Porcupine, SD 57772
(605) 455-2438
Grades: PK-8
| 389 students
Rank: #66.
Wolf Creek School - 02
Math: ≤1% | Reading: 4%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
E Hwy 18
Pine Ridge, SD 57770
(605) 867-5174
Grades: PK-8
| 645 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Oglala Lakota County 65-1 School District?
Oglala Lakota County 65-1 School District manages 6 public schools serving 1,841 students.
What is the rank of Oglala Lakota County 65-1 School District?
Oglala Lakota County 65-1 School District is ranked #147 out of 148 school districts in South Dakota (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of South Dakota school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Oglala Lakota County 65-1 School District?
96% of Oglala Lakota County 65-1 School District students are American Indian, 2% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Oglala Lakota County 65-1 School District?
Oglala Lakota County 65-1 School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 13:1.
What is Oglala Lakota County 65-1 School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $20,548 is higher than the state median of $12,645. The school district spending/student has declined by 14% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,841 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 100%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 15-19% (Btm 50% in SD)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤1% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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