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Webster Area Middle School - 02
This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in South Dakota. Students here perform about average on state tests, ... More are making below average year-over-year academic improvement, and more information about this school can be found below.

Academics

5/10

Test scores

Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Subject
% Proficient
Math
43%
State avg: 44%
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English
49%
State avg: 53%
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Science
67%
State avg: 71%
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4/10

Student progress

This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity

Environment

Students

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White
97%
Two or more races
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
2%
Asian
<1%
Hispanic
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Black
<1%

Teachers & staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
100%
State avg: 88%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 100%
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Neighborhood

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Last modified: March 20, 2019
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