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Wolf Creek Lower Elementary - 02

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Posted September 17, 2009

I love Wolf Creek School because it supports our Lakota children and the Lakota culture!
—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.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
15%

2012

 
 
21%

2011

 
 
27%

2010

 
 
39%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
51%
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.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
31%

2010

 
 
40%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
48%
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 Students15%
Femalen/a
Male15%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American15%
Whiten/a
Students with disabilities4%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students25%
Femalen/a
Male25%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American26%
Whiten/a
Students with disabilities11%
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 Students18%
Femalen/a
Male18%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American18%
Whiten/a
Students with disabilities13%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students26%
Femalen/a
Male26%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American26%
Whiten/a
Students with disabilities25%
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

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
American Indian/Alaska Native 96% 12%
Hispanic 3% 4%
Two or more races 1% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Black 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
White 0% 78%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 99%N/A39%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Pine Ridge, SD 57770
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