School Details

Jefferson Academy - 64

21 St Joseph, Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-4048
1

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 221 students 12 students/teacher (SD avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

26%
73%
72%
42%
74%
70%

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 2013
  • Rapid City Area School District 51-4 average
  • South Dakota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

30%
48%
32%
60%
58%
42%

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 2013
  • Rapid City Area School District 51-4 average
  • South Dakota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Jefferson Academy - 64 is a public high school in Rapid City. 221 students go to Jefferson Academy - 64 and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Native American or Native Alaskan; and Hispanic. 21% of the 221 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Jefferson Academy - 64 is 12:1. Alternative Education Center - 73 is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 71% 71%
Native American or Native Alaskan 24% 19%
Hispanic 2% 4%
Asian 2% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Multiracial 1% 3%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.9% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 21% 39%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    Jefferson is a great school becasuse there are many caring teachers and the ratio is lower than other area schools. What in the world is this rating based on? Bunch of nonsense.

  • (7 years ago)

    Teachers and Principle were extremely helpfull during my time at Jefferson; I extend my thanks to the Teachers and also the principle; Thank you Jefferson for making School not just another boring Activity

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