School Details

Explorer Elementary - 04

4010 West 82nd St, Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 743-2567
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 465 students 14 students/teacher (SD avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

88%
88%
78%
85%
89%
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
  • Harrisburg School District 41-2 average
  • South Dakota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

88%
86%
79%
79%
83%
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
  • Harrisburg School District 41-2 average
  • South Dakota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

79%
78%
77%
88%
81%
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
  • Harrisburg School District 41-2 average
  • South Dakota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Explorer Elementary - 04 is a public elementary school in Sioux Falls. 465 students go to Explorer Elementary - 04 and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 16% of the 465 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Explorer Elementary - 04 is 14:1. John F. Kennedy Elementary - 57 is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Field hockey
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 91% 96%
Black, non-Hispanic 5% 1%
Hispanic 2% 1.0%
Asian 2% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Multiracial 0.9% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 16% 10%

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