705 E 2nd
Hartford, SD 57033
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
West Central High School - 01 serves 402 students in grades 9-12.
West Central High School - 01 placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Dakota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 75-79% (which is higher than the South Dakota state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the South Dakota state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 30% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

West Central High School - 01 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Dakota for:

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Attribute

School Overview

West Central High School - 01's student population of 402 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
402 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

West Central High School - 01 is ranked within the top 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 West Central High School - 01 is 0.08, 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
#210 out of 631 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
16%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
5%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
96%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SD.
Diversity Score
0.08
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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: 9-12
  • Students: 402 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 10% in SD)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50%)

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