Sweetwater Elementary School

  • Sweetwater Elementary School serves 263 students in grades 1-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 51%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Sweetwater Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in North Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the North Dakota state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 21%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Sweetwater Elementary School's student population of 263 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades 1-4
Total Students263 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sweetwater Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 450 schools in North Dakota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sweetwater Elementary School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ND)
Overall School Rank
1%
24%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
36%
9%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
5%
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Black
3%
4%
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White
61%
79%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sweetwater Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ND.
Diversity Score0.500.22
This chart display the diversity score of Sweetwater Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Dakota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
25%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sweetwater Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Dakota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDevils Lake 1 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

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