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Lincoln Elementary - 08

Public | K-5 | 388 students

 

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Posted July 8, 2005

I am a veteran teacher of 21 years, but I have only been teaching at Lincoln for two years. In all my teaching experiences, never have I worked with a staff so dedicated to the betterment of children than the staff at Lincoln Elementary! -Dianna White
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Posted February 8, 2005

Lincoln staff are incredibly supportive of students as individuals, both mainstream and special needs kids. Staff are very supportive of families in general, and work with parents to meet children's needs. Children needing special services are treated as individuals, not as diagnostic cookie cutter kids. They are willing to step out of the box if it means a child will be successful. Music, art, and physical education are strongly supported. Parents are encouraged to be involved in their child's day to day education, both at home and at the school. Activity nights are available to include the entire family.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 76% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
94%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
95%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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.

Source: South Dakota Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
73%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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.

Source: South Dakota Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2013.

39 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
77%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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.

Source: South Dakota Department of Education

Math

All Students93%
Femalen/a
Male97%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White94%
Students with disabilities90%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students88%
Femalen/a
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Students with disabilities84%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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.

The different student groups are identified by the South Dakota Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: South Dakota Department of Education

Math

All Students91%
Femalen/a
Male92%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White95%
Students with disabilities97%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students97%
Femalen/a
Male96%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White97%
Students with disabilities100%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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.

The different student groups are identified by the South Dakota Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: South Dakota Department of Education

Math

All Students85%
Femalen/a
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White81%
Students with disabilities100%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students82%
Femalen/a
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White78%
Students with disabilities90%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


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.

The different student groups are identified by the South Dakota Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: South Dakota Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 87% 78%
American Indian/Alaska Native 10% 12%
Hispanic 2% 4%
Black 1% 3%
Two or more races 1% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 51%N/A39%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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414 South 10th St
Aberdeen, SD 57401
Phone: (605) 725-7200

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