School Details

Woodrow Wilson Elementary - 17

827 Franklin, Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-1837
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 378 students 21 students/teacher (SD avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

69%
64%
76%
74%
69%
79%

Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (STEP)

In 2012-2013 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

79%
66%
75%
81%
71%
76%

Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (STEP)

In 2012-2013 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

87%
70%
74%
83%
69%
74%

Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (STEP)

In 2012-2013 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

Woodrow Wilson Elementary - 17 is a public elementary school in Rapid City. 378 students go to Woodrow Wilson Elementary - 17 and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 38% of the 378 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Woodrow Wilson Elementary - 17 is 21:1. South Park Elementary - 16 is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Video film production

Sports

  • Cross country
  • P.E. classes
  • Track

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 74% 71%
Hispanic 6% 4%
Multiracial 4% 3%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 13% 19%
Asian 0.6% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.5% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 38% 39%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    After starting off rough in kindergarten partly my child's immaturity partly an inexperienced impatient teacher I couldn't be happier with this school. I was able to have as much face to face with the principal as I could possible want. Not to mention the principal is AMAZING! She is so friendly and easy going plus has the knowledge to back it up. I am able to volunteer in my child's classroom this year and am blown away every time at how fantastic his teacher (and all the other staff and volunteers I have met) is! She mixes learning with fun and has that special ability to get the kids interested and keep them working. I am so happy with Wilson and am happy it is where my child ended up. Looking forward to more great years there!

  • (6 years ago)

    I have 2 children who currently attend Wilson (my oldest is now in middle school but attended Wilson for 3 years). We could not be happier with the teachers administration and the diverse student population. Wilson is one of the last true 'neighborhood' schools. The atmosphere is almost family like. Neither the teachers nor the administration tolerate exclusionary practices by students parents or staff. My children have learned to appreciate different cultures and have thrived in their academic pursuits. The PTA is also very active. Just an all around fabulous school.

  • (7 years ago)

    I have had an opportunity to volunteer at Wilson and find the atmosphere to be very condusive to learning. The respect of teachers for teachers teachers for students parents for teachers and the reverse of each of these is very obvious. It makes you want to come back each day and be a part of the atmosphere.

  • (9 years ago)

    Wilson is an excellent school. The teachers and principal go out of there way to help your child out.

  • (10 years ago)

    Wilson is a great school. Multi-cultural good teachers active PTA lots of extra activities.

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Overall score

(based on 5 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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