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Dakota Valley High School
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  • Public
  • NORTH SIOUX CITY, SD

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade B minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Administration
    grade B minus
  7. Sports
    grade A
  8. Food
    grade B
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

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Dakota Valley High School is a highly rated, public school located in NORTH SIOUX CITY, SD. It has 396 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 52% of students are at least proficient in math and 82% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
82%
Percent Proficient - Math
52%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1320
7 responses
Average ACT
26
125 responses
AP Enrollment
20%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$65,287
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$919
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$183,400
National
$244,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
75%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 4 responses
Poll
50%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 4 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 7 responses
  • Canned food drive
    29%
  • Movie on the Green
    29%
  • Homecoming
    14%
  • HOSA
    14%
  • Spirit Week
    14%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
396
Free or Reduced Lunch
7%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 4 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 4 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 4 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$49,462
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.4%
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 5 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 5 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 5 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$14,475 / year
National
$12,239
63%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 8 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 8 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 8 responses

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