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May Overby Elementary - 09

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Posted January 10, 2013

May Overby is providing my kids with a fabulous education. They both have great teachers who are able to manage the classroom AND provide interesting, informative lessons. The whole team, from principal to secretary to maintenance man to counselor is just awesome. NO complaints. I couldn't be happier we moved into this district.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 26, 2005

May Overby is a wonderful school. The principal,teachers and staff are wonderful. They always have the best interest of the children
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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.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
86%
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.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
85%
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.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
79%
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 Students85%
Femalen/a
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Students with disabilities79%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students89%
Femalen/a
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White93%
Students with disabilities78%
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 Students72%
Femalen/a
Male59%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White80%
Students with disabilities70%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students85%
Femalen/a
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White91%
Students with disabilities70%
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 Students72%
Femalen/a
Male62%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White78%
Students with disabilities73%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students85%
Femalen/a
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Students with disabilities82%
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 82% 78%
American Indian/Alaska Native 6% 12%
Hispanic 3% 4%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Black 2% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 2% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 41%N/A39%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Aberdeen, SD 57401
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