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C+
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    C-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C-
  6. Health & Safety
    C+
  7. Administration
    C-
  8. Sports
    C+
  9. Food
    A+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
New Underwood School District is a public school district located in New Underwood, SD. It has 246 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 52% of students are at least proficient in math and 57% in reading.
Address
300 E Ash
New Underwood, SD 57761
Telephone
(605) 754-6485
Website

New Underwood School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
57%
Percent Proficient - Math
52%
Average Graduation Rate
Average SAT
Average ACT
23
17 responses

Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
246
Free or Reduced Lunch
30.9%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$40,337
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.5%

Finances

Total Expenses
$2,325,000
Expenses Per Student
$9,027/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    57%
  • Support Services
    38%
  • Other
    4%

New Underwood School District Reviews

2 reviews
I have had a great experience at the New Underwood School District. I am very involved because New Underwood had given me the opportunity. There might not be hundreds of clubs to join, but the ones we do have are friendly and fun. People are pleasant and enjoyable to be around. Additionally, sports are a blast because people do not have to try out for a spot on the team. There is such a small population that class sizes are small, which makes it easier for teachers to bond with their students. Overall, it is a friendly environment that others should come and see.
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New Underwood School District is very unique. It's small class sizes allow teachers to give each student more attention this helps all students improve. The activity options and classes are very limited in this school. There is also a high staff turn over rate which sometimes makes it difficult to keep the school running smoothly.