Rockyford Lower Elementary - 03



Rockyford Lower Elementary - 03 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rockyford Lower Elementary - 03 Students by Grade
PK 45
K 61
1 62
2 48
3 49
4 47
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Rockyford Lower Elementary - 03 is a public elementary school located in Porcupine, SD in the Shannon County School District 65-1. It enrolls 312 students in grades 1st through 12th. Rockyford Lower Elementary - 03 is the 91st largest public school in South Dakota and the 40,170th largest nationally. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 312
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.92

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Rockyford Lower Elementary - 03 Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 172
(55%)
699
(52%)
 Female 140
(45%)
635
(48%)

Rockyford Lower Elementary - 03 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 American Indian 291
(93%)
1,300
(97%)
 Hispanic 16
(5%)
23
(2%)
 Two or More 5
(2%)
9
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Rockyford Lower Elementary - 03 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 308
(99%)
1,309
(98%)
 Not Eligible 4
(1%)
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, Rockyford Lower Elementary - 03 is ranked 18th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rockyford Lower Elementary - 03 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.7%) 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.

Rockyford Lower Elementary - 03 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 351
2006 321
2007 222
2008 280
2009 208
2010 271
2011 280
2012 312

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11
2006 11.9
2007 11.1
2008 12.7
2009 10.4
2010 14
2011 14.7
2012 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.98290598290598
2006
2007 0.98648648648649
2008 0.78928571428571
2009 0.98557692307692
2010 0.98892988929889
2011 0.98928571428571
2012 0.98717948717949

Compare Rockyford Lower Elementary - 03 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 98.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Rockyford Lower Elementary - 03
Porcupine, SD
Public PK - 04 312 17.4:1  
Rockyford Upper Elementary - 07
Porcupine, SD
Public 05 - 08 141 17.6:1 1 miles
Our Lady of Lourdes School
Porcupine, SD
Private KG - 08 136 11:1 18 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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