Stevens High School - 42

  • Stevens High School - 42 serves 1,626 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (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 83% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 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 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 31%.

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 1,626 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,626 students
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Total Classroom Teachers78 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Stevens High School - 42 is ranked within the top 10% 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 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Stevens High School - 42 is 0.27, 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)#40 out of 632 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:114:1
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American Indian
6%
16%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
6%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
85%
69%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.270.48
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Graduation Rate
92%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRapid City Area School District 51-4 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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