West Elementary - 03

  • West Elementary - 03 serves 353 students in grades 1-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the South Dakota state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the South Dakota state average of 29%.

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School Overview

  • West Elementary - 03's student population of 353 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-2
Total Students353 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Elementary - 03's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Elementary - 03 is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SD)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
3%
16%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
5%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
88%
71%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.220.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpearfish 40-2 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SD Dept. of Education

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