School Details

Jefferson Elementary - 06

900 North Poplar Ave, Pierre, SD 57501
(605) 773-7320
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 404 students 16 students/teacher (SD avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

89%
77%
78%
93%
83%
79%

Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (STEP)

In 2011-2012 South Dakota used the Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (Dakota STEP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The Dakota STEP is standards-based, which means it is aligned to South Dakota's educational standards and measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state. The standards-based Dakota STEP results are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2012
  • Pierre School District 32-2 average
  • South Dakota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

83%
82%
79%
89%
82%
78%

Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (STEP)

In 2011-2012 South Dakota used the Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (Dakota STEP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The Dakota STEP is standards-based, which means it is aligned to South Dakota's educational standards and measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state. The standards-based Dakota STEP results are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2012
  • Pierre School District 32-2 average
  • South Dakota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

74%
74%
77%
70%
73%
75%

Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (STEP)

In 2011-2012 South Dakota used the Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (Dakota STEP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The Dakota STEP is standards-based, which means it is aligned to South Dakota's educational standards and measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state. The standards-based Dakota STEP results are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2012
  • Pierre School District 32-2 average
  • South Dakota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Jefferson Elementary - 06 is a public elementary school in Pierre. The principal of Jefferson Elementary - 06 is Dan Cronin, who can be contacted at dan.cronin@k12.sd.us. 404 children attend Jefferson Elementary - 06 and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Native American or Native Alaskan; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 34% of the 404 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Jefferson Elementary - 06 is 16:1. St Joseph Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 72% 79%
Native American or Native Alaskan 22% 17%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
Multiracial 2% %
Hispanic 2% 2%
Asian 1.0% %
Black, non-Hispanic 0.7% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 34% 26%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    Jefferson Elementary is an awesome school committed to learning. The teachers staff and parents support each child to achieve their potential.

  • (3 years ago)

    Jefferson Elementary is an awesome school committed to learning. The teachers staff and parents support each child to achieve their potential.

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