Shannon County Alternative School - 09



Shannon County Alternative School - 09 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shannon County Alternative School - 09 Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 1
2 1
3 2
4 7
5 5
6 4
7 15
8 7
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Shannon County Alternative School - 09 is a public elementary school located in Pine Ridge, SD in the Shannon County School District 65-1. It enrolls 42 students in grades 1st through 12th. Shannon County Alternative School - 09 is the 246th largest public school in South Dakota and the 54,849th largest nationally. It has 8.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 42
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 4.75

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Shannon County Alternative School - 09 Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 30
(71%)
699
(52%)
 Female 12
(29%)
635
(48%)

Shannon County Alternative School - 09 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 American Indian 42
(100%)
1,300
(97%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
23
(2%)
 White 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
9
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Shannon County Alternative School - 09 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 36
(86%)
1,309
(98%)
 Not Eligible 6
(14%)
25
(2%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 286 ranked schools in South Dakota, Shannon County Alternative School - 09 is ranked 204th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shannon County Alternative School - 09 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Shannon County Alternative School - 09 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 19
2008 39
2009 29
2010 26
2011 31
2012 42

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 6.3
2008 13
2009 7.2
2010 8.7
2011 10.3
2012 8.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.84210526315789
2008 0.82051282051282
2009 0.89655172413793
2010 0.88461538461538
2011 0.90322580645161
2012 0.85714285714286

Compare Shannon County Alternative School - 09 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
880.0% 8.8:1
 
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 85.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Shannon County Alternative School - 09
Pine Ridge, SD
Public KG - 08 42 8.8:1  
Wolf Creek Upper Elementary - 06
Pine Ridge, SD
Public 05 - 08 156 12:1 1 miles
Wolf Creek Lower Elementary - 02
Pine Ridge, SD
Public PK - 04 416 14.3:1 1 miles
Red Cloud Indian School
Pine Ridge, SD
Private KG - 12 534 10:1 4 miles
Our Lady of Lourdes School
Porcupine, SD
Private KG - 08 136 11:1 22 miles
Gordon-Rushville Elementary-Gordon
Gordon, NE
Public PK - 05 200 11.6:1 22 miles
Gordon-Rushville Middle School
Rushville, NE
Public 06 - 08 160 13.3:1 23 miles
Gordon-Rushville Ele-Rushville
Rushville, NE
Public PK - 05 143 14.1:1 24 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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