Spearfish High School - 01

1725 N Main
Spearfish, SD 57783
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Spearfish High School - 01 serves 626 students in grades 9-12.
Spearfish High School - 01 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 30% (majority American Indian).

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Spearfish High School - 01 places among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

School Overview

Spearfish High School - 01's student population of 626 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students626 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

Spearfish High School - 01 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 638 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Spearfish High School - 01 is 0.19, 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 Testing Rank
#335 out of 638 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
2%
16%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
5%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
90%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.190.48
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Spearfish High School - 01 is Black Hills Academy At Canyon Hills High School - 07 (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Spearfish Middle School - 05 (0.3 miles away)
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