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Timber Lake Elementary - 02

Public | PK-5 | 168 students

 

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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.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
69%
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.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
61%
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.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2013.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
53%
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 Students86%
Femalen/a
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American72%
White100%
Students with disabilities89%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students89%
Femalen/a
Male94%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American79%
White100%
Students with disabilities95%
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 Students32%
Femalen/a
Male25%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American33%
Whiten/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students52%
Femalen/a
Male41%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American58%
Whiten/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
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 Students100%
Femalen/a
Male100%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American100%
Whiten/a
Students with disabilities100%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students85%
Femalen/a
Male72%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American70%
Whiten/a
Students with disabilities90%
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
American Indian/Alaska Native 56% 12%
White 43% 78%
Hispanic 1% 4%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Black 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 58%N/A39%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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500 Main St
Timber Lake, SD 57656
Phone: (605) 865-3654

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