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Roosevelt High School - 03

Public | 9-12 | 2016 students

 

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Posted April 20, 2011

I went to roosevelt acouple of years ago, i think that it is a great school there are alot of choices of classes you can choose from.
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 2, 2009

my daughter goes there, the only problem we have is the detention list for everything. And some of the teachers are rude
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 23, 2007

I didnt do well in school but with the extra help they give I graduated on time and now I am a college student. I am going to two separate colleges in my life and I plan to send my kids there when the time comes!
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 3, 2007

Having four children, a job that moved us from several U.S. states over almost 20 years(west, eastcoast, south and now here), and first hand knowledge of many high schools qualifies us to say that roosevelt (sioux falls) is superior. From academics, honors and ap courses, athletics, student pride, teacher and parent involvement, symphony orchestra, theater, and community involvement, our younger son(s) will be well-rounded, properly educated, college bound, and much better prepared to take on adulthood than could have been supplied by most other public and some private high schools we know of!
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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 70% in 2012.

417 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
81%

2009

 
 
72%

2008

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 71% in 2012.

417 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
73%

2009

 
 
70%

2008

 
 
75%
Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2008.

398 students were tested at this school in 2008.

2008

 
 
73%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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 31% in 2012.

17 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
12%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 40% in 2012.

17 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
41%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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 Students75%
Female76%
Male75%
Black54%
Asian57%
Hispanic51%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities27%
English language learners30%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students72%
Female74%
Male68%
Black58%
Asian44%
Hispanic44%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities39%
English language learners15%
Migrantn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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 Students12%
Femalen/a
Male17%
Blackn/a
White8%
Economically disadvantaged10%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students41%
Femalen/a
Male58%
Blackn/a
White42%
Economically disadvantaged50%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2011-2012 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 81% 76%
Black 6% 2%
Hispanic 6% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 3% 16%
Asian 3% 1%
Two or more races 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 26%N/A40%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Assistant principal(s)
Music teacher(s)
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Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Music teacher(s)
Music
  • Band
Performing and written arts
  • Drama

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Gym
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School basics

Fax number
  • (605) 362-2883

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
Transportation options
  • Passes/tokens for public transportation
  • Transportation provided for special education students only
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Gym
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Wrestling

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
Performing arts
  • Drama
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6600 West 41st St
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
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