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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 3 public schools managed by White River 47-1 School District serving 257 students in White River, South Dakota.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the South Dakota state average of 29%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is less than the state average of 14:1.

White River 47-1 School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • White River Norris Elementary - 08
    Norris Hwy
    White River, SD 57579
    (605)259-3137

    Grades: PK-5 | 53 students
  • White River White River High School - 01
    501 E 3rd St
    White River, SD 57579
    (605)259-3136

    Grades: 9-12 | 108 students
  • White River White River Middle School - 04
    501 E 3rd St
    White River, SD 57579
    (605)259-3135

    Grades: 6-8 | 96 students

Overview

School District NameWhite River 47-1 School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students257 students
# of Teachers28 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
# of Male Students137 students
% Male Students
53%
# of Female Students120 students
% Female Students
47%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.19
# of American Indian Students226 students
% American Indian Students
88%
# of Asian Students1 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Studentsn/a
% Hispanic Students
n/a
# of Black Students4 students
% Black Students
2%
# of White Students23 students
% White Students
9%
# of Hawaiian Students1 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students2 students
% of Two or more races Students
1%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:5
# of Students in 1st Grade:11
# of Students in 2nd Grade:10
# of Students in 3rd Grade:8
# of Students in 4th Grade:10
# of Students in 5th Grade:9
# of Students in 6th Grade:42
# of Students in 7th Grade:27
# of Students in 8th Grade:27
# of Students in 9th Grade:28
# of Students in 10th Grade:26
# of Students in 11th Grade:25
# of Students in 12th Grade:29
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • White River 47-1 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 70-79% has increased from 40-59% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (SD)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of White River 47-1 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
53%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of White River 47-1 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate70-79%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of White River 47-1 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 $11,962 is higher than the state average of $11,394. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $12,660 is higher than the state average of $10,920. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (SD)
Total Revenue$5 MM$4 MM
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Spending$6 MM$3 MM
This chart display total spending of White River 47-1 School District and average spending for each school distric in SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,962$11,394
This chart display average revenue per public school student in White River 47-1 School District and average revenue per public school student in SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$12,660$10,920
This chart display average spending per public school student in White River 47-1 School District and average spending per public school student in SD by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
White River 47-1 School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.19, which is lower than the South Dakota average of 0.26. The most diverse school in the district is White River High School - 01. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Dakota or national school diversity statistics.