Tea Area Middle School - 02

515 W Brian St
Tea, SD 57064
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 545 students in grades 6-8, Tea Area Middle School - 02 ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 43%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 545 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : Bottom 50% in SD
  • : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

School Overview

Tea Area Middle School - 02's student population of 545 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
545 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Tea Area Middle School - 02 ranks within the bottom 50% of all 616 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Tea Area Middle School - 02 is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (SD)
#371 out of 616 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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44%
43%
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54%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
14%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
2%
3%
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White
88%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.22
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Tea Area Middle School - 02's ranking?
Tea Area Middle School - 02 is ranked #371 out of 616 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in South Dakota.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 43% SD state average), while 54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% SD state average).
How many students attend Tea Area Middle School - 02?
545 students attend Tea Area Middle School - 02.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Tea Area Middle School - 02 students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Tea Area Middle School - 02?
Tea Area Middle School - 02 has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 12:1.
What grades does Tea Area Middle School - 02 offer ?
Tea Area Middle School - 02 offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Tea Area Middle School - 02 part of?
Tea Area Middle School - 02 is part of Tea Area School District 41-5.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 545 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SD Dept. of Education

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