ERIC Number: ED407429
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Education in South Dakota: A Statistical Profile, 1995-96.
South Dakota State Dept. of Education and Cultural Affairs, Pierre.
This statistical profile provides a comprehensive resource for citizens, parents, educators, legislators, researchers, and others who want facts about education in South Dakota. South Dakota has 177 school districts, with 774 schools. Fifty percent of these schools have 100 students or fewer, and only 7% have more than 500 students. The 1995-96 total enrollment was 134,052 students, 94,447 of whom were in kindergarten through grade 8. The report is divided into five sections for easy access. They are: (1) state summaries of school and district 1995 fall enrollments, staff, and programs, as well as state aid indicators, attendance data, and student achievement on national standardized tests; (2) summaries of school, student, and staff data; (3) school and district profiles for 177 districts; (4) student, staff, and financial data tables; and (5) a glossary of terms used in the discussions. Section 1 contains 60 tables and 51 figures, and Section 2 is a lengthy table of summary data. Section 3 contains 12 tables and 1 map for each of the 177 districts. Section 4 contains 18 tables. (SLD)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Dakota State Dept. of Education and Cultural Affairs, Pierre.
Identifiers - Location: South Dakota