Stevens High School - 42

  • Stevens High School - 42 serves 1,508 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 53% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 45%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Stevens High School - 42 placed in the top 10% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 25%.

Top Placements

Stevens High School - 42 places among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

School Overview

  • Stevens High School - 42's student population of 1,508 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 76 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,508 students
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Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Stevens High School - 42 is ranked within the top 10% of all 617 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Stevens High School - 42 is 0.24, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SD)
Overall School Rank
5%
21%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
45%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:114:1
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American Indian
6%
11%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
5%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
87%
75%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Stevens High School - 42.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SD.
Diversity Score0.240.23
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Graduation Rate
92%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRapid City Area 51-4 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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