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Dakota Valley High School
  • 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
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B+
  7. Administration
    grade B+
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Dakota Valley High School is a highly rated, public school located in NORTH SIOUX CITY, SD. It has 388 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
1290
6 responses
Average ACT
25
102 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 A minus
Median Household Income
$50,625
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$880
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$148,100
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
67%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 3 responses
Poll
33%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 3 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 5 responses
  • Canned food drive
    40%
  • Movie on the Green
    40%
  • HOSA
    20%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
388
Free or Reduced Lunch
10%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 3 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 3 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 3 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$49,462
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.4%
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 4 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 4 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 4 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
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
71%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 7 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 7 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 7 responses

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