Spearfish High School - 01

7/10
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Grades
9-12
Students
571
Type
Public
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Academics
7/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Science
77%
State avg: 71%
Math
52%
State avg: 42%
Reading
65%
State avg: 49%
College readiness
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AP course participation
11%
State avg: 10%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
93%
State avg: 71%
Equity
Environment
Students
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White
88%
Hispanic
5%
American Indian/Alaska Native
2%
Asian
2%
Two or more races
2%
Black
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
15 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Students per counselor
297 :1
State avg: 304 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
0%
State avg: 12%
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Neighborhood
Last modified: May 3, 2017
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