101 4th St Se
Steele, ND 58482
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Steele-dawson High School serves 156 students in grades 7-12.
Steele-dawson High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the North Dakota state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the North Dakota state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the North Dakota state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Dakota state average of 27% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 156 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Top 30% in ND)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ND Dept. of Education

School Overview

Steele-dawson High School's student population of 156 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
156 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Steele-dawson High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 459 schools in North Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Steele-dawson High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (ND)
Overall Testing Rank
#313 out of 459 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
11%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
5%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
92%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ND Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% ND state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% ND state average).

What is the graduation rate of Steele-dawson High School?

The graduation rate of Steele-dawson High School is 80%, which is lower than the North Dakota state average of 86%.

How many students attend Steele-dawson High School?

156 students attend Steele-dawson High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

92% of Steele-dawson High School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Steele-dawson High School?

Steele-dawson High School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the North Dakota state average of 11:1.

What grades does Steele-dawson High School offer ?

Steele-dawson High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Steele-dawson High School part of?

Steele-dawson High School is part of Kidder County 1 School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 156 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ND Dept. of Education

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