Tri-Valley School District 49-6 School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 916 students in Tri-Valley School District 49-6 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in South Dakota.
Public Schools in Tri-Valley School District 49-6 School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 54% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Tri-Valley School District 49-6 School District are Tri-valley Junior High School - 03, Tri-valley High School - 01 and Tri-valley Elementary - 02. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Tri-Valley School District 49-6 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Dakota.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the South Dakota public school average of 30% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

Tri-Valley School District 49-6 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in South Dakota for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Tri-Valley School District 49-6 School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (SD)
# Schools
3 Schools
722 Schools
# Students
916 Students
145,046 Students
# Teachers
61 Teachers
9,792 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Tri-Valley School District 49-6 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 95% has increased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (SD)
Overall District Rank
#65 out of 149 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Tri-Valley School District 49-6  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tri-Valley School District 49-6  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)
59%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tri-Valley School District 49-6  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
≥95%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Tri-Valley School District 49-6  School District and public school graduation rate of SD by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.25
0.48
# American Indian Students
2 Students
22,960 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
16%
# Asian Students
1 Student
2,450 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
40 Students
8,185 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
5%
# Black Students
63 Students
4,411 Students
% Black Students
7%
3%
# White Students
793 Students
101,428 Students
% White Students
87%
70%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
153 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
17 Students
5,459 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
3,388
# Students in K Grade:
73
12,298
# Students in 1st Grade:
67
11,015
# Students in 2nd Grade:
84
11,028
# Students in 3rd Grade:
70
11,166
# Students in 4th Grade:
74
11,439
# Students in 5th Grade:
81
11,400
# Students in 6th Grade:
68
11,161
# Students in 7th Grade:
77
11,123
# Students in 8th Grade:
68
10,704
# Students in 9th Grade:
73
11,498
# Students in 10th Grade:
53
10,332
# Students in 11th Grade:
69
9,397
# Students in 12th Grade:
59
9,097
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,710 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,113. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,972 is less than the state median of $15,244. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (SD)
Total Revenue
$10 MM
$5 MM
This chart display total revenue of Tri-Valley School District 49-6  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$9 MM
$5 MM
This chart display total spending of Tri-Valley School District 49-6  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,710
$15,113
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Tri-Valley School District 49-6  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$9,972
$15,244
This chart display average spending per public school student in Tri-Valley School District 49-6  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Tri-Valley School District 49-6 School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Tri-valley Junior High School - 03
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
46450 252nd St
Colton, SD 57018
(605) 446-3538
Grades: 7-8
| 145 students
Rank: #22.
Tri-valley High School - 01
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
46450 252nd St
Colton, SD 57018
(605) 446-3538
Grades: 9-12
| 254 students
Rank: #33.
Tri-valley Elementary - 02
Math: 41% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
46450 252nd St
Colton, SD 57018
(605) 446-3538
Grades: K-6
| 517 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 916 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 1% in SD)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.25

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