12250 Sd Hwy 1806
Wakpala, SD 57658
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Wakpala Middle School - 04 serves 51 students in grades 6-8.
Wakpala Middle School - 04 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 ≤10% (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 20-29% (which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.

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Wakpala Middle School - 04 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

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School Overview

Wakpala Middle School - 04's student population of 51 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
51 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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School Rankings

Wakpala Middle School - 04 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 Middle School - 04 is 0.00, 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
#611 out of 631 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
100%
16%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
5%
Black
n/a
3%
White
n/a
70%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.00
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
35%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 51 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SD
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.00 (Btm 50%)

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