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Laura B. Anderson Elementary - 10

Public | PK-5 | 384 students

 

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Posted May 20, 2014

This is a wonderful school and the teachers are amazing here!!! The teachers always letting me know how my kids are doing in school and when one of kids was behind on certain areas they gave my child the extra help he need and he is now doing amazing!! Best school and teachers!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 4, 2009

this is the best school ever! they have great teachers and students! i recomend it for everyone!
—Submitted by a student


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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.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
57%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

40 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
65%
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.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
63%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
64%
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.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
34%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
31%
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 Students38%
Female18%
Male37%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White56%
Students with disabilities36%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students61%
Female47%
Male58%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White75%
Students with disabilities64%
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 Students55%
Femalen/a
Male50%
Black40%
Asiann/a
Hispanic41%
Native Americann/a
White70%
Students with disabilities60%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students65%
Femalen/a
Male64%
Black70%
Asiann/a
Hispanic65%
Native Americann/a
White65%
Students with disabilities68%
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 Students58%
Femalen/a
Male60%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic62%
Native Americann/a
White59%
Students with disabilities63%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students76%
Femalen/a
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic92%
Native Americann/a
White73%
Students with disabilities79%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 40% 78%
Hispanic 30% 4%
Black 17% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 6% 12%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 2%
Two or more races 2% 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 88%N/A39%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Sioux Falls, SD 57103
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