Wessington Springs Elementary - 02

  • Wessington Springs Elementary - 02 serves 180 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wessington Springs Elementary - 02 placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 30% (majority American Indian).

School Overview

  • Wessington Springs Elementary - 02's student population of 180 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students180 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Wessington Springs Elementary - 02
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wessington Springs Elementary - 02 is ranked within the top 50% of all 638 schools in South Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Wessington Springs Elementary - 02 is 0.10, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (SD)
Overall Testing Rank#212 out of 638 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wessington Springs Elementary - 02 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
American Indian
n/a
16%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Wessington Springs Elementary - 02 and percentage of American Indian public school students in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wessington Springs Elementary - 02 and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
3%
White
95%
70%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wessington Springs Elementary - 02 and the percentage of White public school students in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wessington Springs Elementary - 02. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SD.
Diversity Score0.100.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wessington Springs Elementary - 02 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wessington Springs Elementary - 02 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Dakota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWessington Springs School District 36-2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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