School Details

Spearfish Middle School - 05

1600 Canyon, Spearfish, SD 57783
(605) 717-1215
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 417 students 14 students/teacher (SD avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

71%
71%
75%
76%
76%
76%

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
  • Spearfish School District 40-2 average
  • South Dakota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

75%
75%
74%
75%
75%
71%

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
  • Spearfish School District 40-2 average
  • South Dakota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

84%
84%
75%
88%
88%
73%

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
  • Spearfish School District 40-2 average
  • South Dakota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Spearfish Middle School - 05 is a public middle school in Spearfish. 417 students attend Spearfish Middle School - 05 and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Native American or Native Alaskan. 35% of the 417 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Spearfish Middle School - 05 is 14:1. Belle Fourche Middle School - 07 is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 86% 88%
Hispanic 6% 4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 3% 4%
Asian 3% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.7% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 35% 30%

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