12250 Sd Hwy 1806
Wakpala, SD 57658
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Wakpala Elementary - 02 serves 91 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Wakpala 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 bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (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 40-49% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 30% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

Wakpala Elementary - 02 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

School Overview

Wakpala Elementary - 02's student population of 91 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
91 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Wakpala 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 Wakpala Elementary - 02 is 0.12, 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
#561 out of 631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
12:1
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American Indian
94%
16%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
5%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
2%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
11%
9%
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 91 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.12 (Btm 50%)

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