West Central School District 49-7 School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 6 public schools in West Central School District 49-7 School District, serving 1,351 students.
  • Public school in West Central School District 49-7 School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 52% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in South Dakota.
  • The top ranked public schools in West Central School District 49-7 School District are West Central High School - 01, West Central Middle School - 04 and West Central Humboldt Elementary - 02. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the South Dakota public school average of 30% (majority American Indian).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is more than the South Dakota public school average of 14:1.

Overview

School District NameWest Central School District 49-7 School District
School District Websitehttp://www.westcentral.k12.sd.us
School District Phone Number(605)528-3217
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (SD)
# of Schools6 Schools722 Schools
# of Students1,351 Students145,072 Students
# of Teachers90 Teachers9,796 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1

District Comparison

  • West Central School District 49-7 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 149 school districts in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (SD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Central School District 49-7  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)
51%
53%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Central School District 49-7  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≥95%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of West Central School District 49-7  School District and public school graduation rate of SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.150.48
# of American Indian Students31 Students22,960 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
16%
# of Asian Students2 Students2,450 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# of Hispanic Students23 Students8,185 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
5%
# of Black Students17 Students4,411 Students
% Black Students
1%
3%
# of White Students1,243 Students101,454 Students
% White Students
92%
70%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a153 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students35 Students5,459 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 3,388
# of Students in Kindergarten:10812,298
# of Students in 1st Grade:9311,015
# of Students in 2nd Grade:10111,028
# of Students in 3rd Grade:10811,166
# of Students in 4th Grade:10211,439
# of Students in 5th Grade:9411,400
# of Students in 6th Grade:10811,161
# of Students in 7th Grade:10811,123
# of Students in 8th Grade:10510,704
# of Students in 9th Grade:10911,505
# of Students in 10th Grade:9810,340
# of Students in 11th Grade:1159,403
# of Students in 12th Grade:1029,102
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,100 in this school district is less than the state average of $11,339. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,114 is less than the state average of $10,782. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (SD)
Total Revenue$12 MM$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of West Central School District 49-7  School District and average revenue for each school distric in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$12 MM$3 MM
This chart display total spending of West Central School District 49-7  School District and average spending for each school distric in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,100$11,339
This chart display average revenue per public school student in West Central School District 49-7  School District and average revenue per public school student in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,114$10,782
This chart display average spending per public school student in West Central School District 49-7  School District and average spending per public school student in SD by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

West Central School District 49-7 School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Falls Academy - 08 Alternative School
    46560 264th St
    Sioux Falls, SD 57107
    (605)528-3799

    Grades: 8-12 | n/a student
  • Sequel Transition Academy - 07 Alternative School
    46560 264th St
    Hartford, SD 57033
    (605)528-3799

    Grades: 9-12 | 22 students
  • West Central Hartford Elementary - 05
    303 E 2nd St
    Hartford, SD 57033
    (605)528-3215

    Grades: K-2 | 247 students
  • West Central High School - 01 Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    705 E 2nd
    Hartford, SD 57033
    (605)528-6236

    Grades: 9-12 | 402 students
  • West Central Humboldt Elementary - 02 Math: 41% | Reading: 48%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    600 S Main St
    Humboldt, SD 57035
    (605)363-3131

    Grades: K-5 | 359 students
  • West Central Middle School - 04 Math: 39% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    705 E 2nd St
    Hartford, SD 57033
    (605)528-3799

    Grades: 6-8 | 321 students
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