46450 252nd St
Colton, SD 57018
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Tri-valley Elementary - 02 serves 517 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Tri-valley Elementary - 02 placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 30% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

Tri-valley Elementary - 02's student population of 517 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
517 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Tri-valley Elementary - 02 is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 631 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Tri-valley Elementary - 02 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 Data
This School
State Level (SD)
Overall Testing Rank
#425 out of 631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
16%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
5%
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Black
8%
3%
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White
85%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 517 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27 (Top 50%)

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