Spearfish, SD
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Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Spearfish School District 40 2 School District Details

Spearfish School District 40 2 School District
525 E Illinois
Spearfish, SD 57783

2,208 Students enrolled in District

8 Schools in District

14 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Spearfish School District 40 2 School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to South Dakota

(10 is best)

Better than of SD school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Black Hills Academy At Canyon Elementary 0 School
2519 Windmill Dr
Spearfish, SD, 57783
KG-08
Black Hills Academy At Canyon High School
2519 Windmill Dr
Spearfish, SD, 57783
09-12
Black Hills Education Connections 06 School
2910 4th Ave
Spearfish, SD, 57783
10-12
Creekside Elem 07 School
2325 North Ave
Spearfish, SD, 57783
03-05
Mountain View Elementary 08 School
400 E. Hudson
Spearfish, SD, 57783
PK-KG
Spearfish High School 01
1725 N Main
Spearfish, SD, 57783
09-12
Spearfish Middle School 05
1600 N. Canyon
Spearfish, SD, 57783
06-08
West Elementary 03 School
920 W. King St.
Spearfish, SD, 57783
01-02

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 89.9% 78.5%
Black 0.7% 2.9%
Hispanic 4.7% 5.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.2% 1.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 3.5% 11.8%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 29.1% 38.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 21.2% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.9% 7.0%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,446 $9,710,064 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $437 $954,408 5.1%
Staff $206 $449,904 2.4%
General Administration $224 $489,216 2.6%
School Administration $367 $801,528 4.3%
Operation $816 $1,782,144 9.6%
Transportation $130 $283,920 1.5%
Other $178 $388,752 2.1%
Total Support $2,358 $5,149,872 27.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,734 $3,787,056 20.3%
Total Expenditures $8,538 $18,646,992 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,147 $682,998,639 50.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $435 $57,684,329 4.3%
Staff $329 $43,671,982 3.2%
General Administration $292 $38,738,414 2.9%
School Administration $427 $56,723,194 4.2%
Operation $955 $126,765,092 9.4%
Transportation $327 $43,421,279 3.2%
Other $303 $40,238,062 3.0%
Total Support $3,069 $407,266,635 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,932 $256,336,870 19.0%
Total Expenditures $10,148 $1,346,573,504 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

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