Spearfish Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09

  • Spearfish Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09 serves 10 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 31%.

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Spearfish Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09 places 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 100% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students10 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Spearfish Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 632 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (SD)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#334 out of 632 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:114:1
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American Indian
10%
16%
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Hispanic
10%
6%
Black
n/a
3%
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White
80%
69%
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Diversity Score0.340.48
This chart display the diversity score of Spearfish Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09 and the public school average diversity score of South Dakota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpearfish School District 40-2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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