2519 Windmill Dr
Spearfish, SD 57783
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Spearfish Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09 serves 10 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Spearfish Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 30% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

Spearfish Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

School Overview

Spearfish Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09's student population of 10 students has grown by 150% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
10 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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School Rankings

Spearfish Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 631 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Spearfish Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09 is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (SD)
Overall Testing Rank
#317 out of 631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
12:1
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American Indian
10%
16%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
10%
5%
Black
n/a
3%
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White
80%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.34
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 10 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.34 (Top 20%)

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