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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    C-
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    C+
  8. Sports
    C+
  9. Food
    B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
DeSmet School District is a public school district located in De Smet, SD. It has 308 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 37% of students are at least proficient in math and 52% in reading.

DeSmet School District Rankings

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Middle Schools in DeSmet School District

High Schools in DeSmet School District

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
52%
Percent Proficient - Math
37%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
Average ACT
24
15 responses

Students

Diversity
C-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
308
Free or Reduced Lunch
25.4%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$39,775
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%

Finances

Total Expenses
$2,956,000
Expenses Per Student
$11,938/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    57%
  • Support Services
    38%
  • Other
    5%
Living in the Area
A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    A+
  2. Good for Families
    B+
  3. Housing
    A
Median Household Income
$57,500
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$334
National
$949
Median Home Value
$93,900
National
$184,700

DeSmet School District Reviews

2 reviews
The best school I have ever attended. They also have some of the best teachers. The sports are on of the best B teams in basketball. They teach you more than math writing and reading. Overall great school
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Small school. It teaches more than just academics. t builds on the whole person. You learn how to be a well rounded person