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Meadowbrook Elementary - 10

Public | PK-5 | 549 students

 
 

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Posted October 8, 2013

We absolutely love Meadowbrook! The principal is very involved and sincere with each student. The staff is always courteous. My son has made some great friends and memories all while getting a great education. Thank you to all teachers and faculty!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 15, 2008

We love Meadowbrook School. The principal is outstanding and sets the perfect tone for the teachers and students. He handles every situation that arises with class and a fair, loving approach. The teachers genuinely care about the success of the students and practice great communication with parents when needed. I feel that my children are safe when I drop them off at Meadowbrook School each day.
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Posted April 27, 2006

Wonderful! Great teachers, very supportive staff, a firm but caring enviroment for your child. We have been very happy with this school. I volenteer weekly at the school and have been more than please with the great education and loving enviroment that my daughter is receiving in her early years. She loves her teachers and so do I!
—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.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
88%
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.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
89%
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.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
82%
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
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White84%
Students with disabilities91%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students90%
Femalen/a
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White89%
Students with disabilities91%
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 Students75%
Femalen/a
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White77%
Students with disabilities77%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students81%
Femalen/a
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White83%
Students with disabilities86%
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 Students87%
Femalen/a
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White88%
Students with disabilities85%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students88%
Femalen/a
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Students with disabilities91%
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
White 83% 78%
American Indian/Alaska Native 7% 12%
Hispanic 5% 4%
Two or more races 2% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Black 1% 3%
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 18%N/A39%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Rapid City, SD 57702
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