South Heart Elementary School

  • South Heart Elementary School serves 172 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • South Heart Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in North Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the North Dakota state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Dakota state average of 25%.

Top Placements

South Heart Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Dakota for:

School Overview

  • South Heart Elementary School's student population of 172 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students172 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Heart Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 454 schools in North Dakota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Heart Elementary School is 0.11, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ND)
Overall School Rank#42 out of 454 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Heart Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Dakota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Heart Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Dakota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
12%
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Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in South Heart Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in North Dakota by year, with the latest 1988-89 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in South Heart Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Dakota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in South Heart Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Dakota by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
White
94%
75%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Heart Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ND.
Diversity Score0.110.42
This chart display the diversity score of South Heart Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Dakota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Heart Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Dakota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Heart 9 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

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