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Wagner Elementary - 02

Public | 1-4 | 241 students

 

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Posted May 6, 2014

Wagner Community School really has teachers that care. They are bombarded by Standardized testing requirements because they are greatly funded by the Federal Government being located on the Yankton Sioux Indian Reservation. They are a mixed race school and this creates an interesting challenge. Also a large percentage of the community is poverty-stricken, which is another obstacle teachers face. It's incredible to see how committed most of the staff and teachers are to the bright future of each and every student. The challenges are real, and they really do the best they possibly can. Rough area, great school.
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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.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
56%
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.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
48%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
59%

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 Students68%
Femalen/a
Male60%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American65%
White88%
Students with disabilities66%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students63%
Femalen/a
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American48%
White88%
Students with disabilities71%
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 Students66%
Femalen/a
Male62%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American50%
White93%
Students with disabilities56%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students52%
Femalen/a
Male48%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native American30%
White93%
Students with disabilities39%
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
American Indian/Alaska Native 63% 12%
White 29% 78%
Hispanic 5% 4%
Two or more races 2% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Black 0% 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 71%N/A39%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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101 Walnut Ave SW
Wagner, SD 57380
Phone: (605) 384-3393

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