Smee 15-3 School District

All
(1)
All
(1)
 
Elementary
(1)
Elementary
(1)
 
  • For the 2019-20 school year, there is 1 public school managed by Smee 15-3 School District serving 84 students in Wakpala, South Dakota.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the South Dakota state average of 29%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is less than the state average of 14:1.

Smee 15-3 School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Wakpala Wakpala Elementary - 02
    12250 Sd Hwy 1806
    Wakpala, SD 57658
    (605)845-3040

    Grades: K-5 | 84 students

Overview

School District NameSmee 15-3 School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students84 students
# of Teachers10 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
# of Male Students42 students
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students42 students
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.10
# of American Indian Students77 students
% American Indian Students
92%
# of Asian Studentsn/a
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Studentsn/a
% Hispanic Students
n/a
# of Black Students2 students
% Black Students
2%
# of White Students1 students
% White Students
1%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students4 students
% of Two or more races Students
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:13
# of Students in 1st Grade:13
# of Students in 2nd Grade:15
# of Students in 3rd Grade:11
# of Students in 4th Grade:17
# of Students in 5th Grade:15
# of Students in 6th Grade: -
# of Students in 7th Grade: -
# of Students in 8th Grade: -
# of Students in 9th Grade: -
# of Students in 10th Grade: -
# of Students in 11th Grade: -
# of Students in 12th Grade: -
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Smee 15-3 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 145 school districts in South Dakota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 50% has decreased from 60-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (SD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Smee 15-3 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
53%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Smee 15-3 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥50%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Smee 15-3 School District and public school graduation rate of SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $17,919 is higher than the state average of $11,394. The school district revenue/student has declined by 12% over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $18,256 is higher than the state average of $10,920. The school district spending/student has declined by 12% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (SD)
Total Revenue$4 MM$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Smee 15-3 School District and average revenue for each school distric in SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$4 MM$3 MM
This chart display total spending of Smee 15-3 School District and average spending for each school distric in SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$17,919$11,394
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Smee 15-3 School District and average revenue per public school student in SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$18,256$10,920
This chart display average spending per public school student in Smee 15-3 School District and average spending per public school student in SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Recent Articles
We provide an overview and current status of the Race to the Top program that was designed as an incentive and funding program to promote education reform in public school districts across the country.
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
All students deserve to have an equal chance at academic success but not every student learns in the same way. Alternative schools provide students with unique challenges or abilities an opportunity to succeed in a different educational setting. Keep reading to learn more about alternative schools and their impact on college admissions.
Did You Know?
Smee 15-3 School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.10, which is lower than the South Dakota average of 0.26. The most diverse school in the district is Wakpala Elementary - 02. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Dakota or national school diversity statistics.