Oglala Lakota County 65-1 School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public preschools serving 1,417 students in Oglala Lakota County 65-1 School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in South Dakota.
Public Preschools in Oglala Lakota County 65-1 School District have an average math proficiency score of 4% (versus the South Dakota public pre school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 8% (versus the 48% statewide average).
The top ranked public preschools in Oglala Lakota County 65-1 School District are Red Shirt School - 04, Batesland School - 01 and Rockyford School - 03. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the South Dakota public preschool average of 33% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

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%)

Overview

School District Name
Oglala Lakota County 65-1 School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (SD)
# Schools
4 Schools
137 Schools
# Students
1,417 Students
29,727 Students
# Teachers
94 Teachers
2,238 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Oglala Lakota County 65-1 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 97 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 5% has decreased from 10% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (SD)
Overall District Rank
#148 out of 149 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Oglala Lakota County 65-1  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
46%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
54%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≤5%
83%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.09
0.53
# American Indian Students
1,349 Students
3,909 Students
% American Indian Students
95%
13%
# Asian Students
n/a
451 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
35 Students
2,315 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
8%
# Black Students
n/a
1,393 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# White Students
4 Students
19,909 Students
% White Students
n/a
67%
# Hawaiian Students
16 Students
40 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
13 Students
1,710 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
57
3,161
# Students in K Grade:
123
5,035
# Students in 1st Grade:
143
4,303
# Students in 2nd Grade:
155
4,204
# Students in 3rd Grade:
153
4,119
# Students in 4th Grade:
137
4,081
# Students in 5th Grade:
168
3,762
# Students in 6th Grade:
156
609
# Students in 7th Grade:
150
196
# Students in 8th Grade:
175
233
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
2
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
2
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
3
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
17
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $20,789 is higher than the state median of $15,442. The school district revenue/student has declined by 19% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $35,877 is higher than the state median of $15,576. The school district spending/student has declined by 19% over four school years.
This School District
This State (SD)
Total Revenue
$38 MM
$5 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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$65 MM
$5 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 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$20,789
$15,442
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$35,877
$15,576
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Oglala Lakota County 65-1 School District Public Preschools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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
| 82 students
Rank: #22.
Batesland School - 01
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
206 School St
Batesland, SD 57716
(605) 454-4210
Grades: PK-8
| 185 students
Rank: #33.
Rockyford School - 03
Math: 6% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
14 Bia 33
Porcupine, SD 57772
(605) 455-2438
Grades: PK-8
| 445 students
Rank: #44.
Wolf Creek School - 02
Math: 2% | Reading: 5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
E Hwy 18
Pine Ridge, SD 57770
(605) 867-5174
Grades: PK-8
| 705 students

Recent Articles

School Safety: Shootings
School Safety: Shootings
Teachers and parents must be prepared for anything that impacts the safety of our young people.
What are the Top High Schools in Boston?
What are the Top High Schools in Boston?
We review recent rankings from Boston Magazine that shows the top-rated high schools in this extensive school district.
An Overview of the Funding of Public Schools
An Overview of the Funding of Public Schools
Learn about how public schools are funded today and how the federal and local monies are allocated.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Oglala Lakota County 65-1
  • 206 School St, Batesland, SD, 57716
  • (605) 288-1921
  • olcsd.com
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,417 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 100%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≤5% (Btm 50% in SD)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 4% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.09

Quick Links