B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C-
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    C-
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
Address
2205 N Career Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Telephone
(605) 367-5850

New Technology High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
77%
Percent Proficient - Math
67%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
Average ACT
25
23 responses
AP Enrollment
7%
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Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
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Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
303
Free or Reduced Lunch
42%
20%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.5 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.5 responses
0%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.5 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
32.6%
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.6 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.6 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.6 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
Expenses Per Student
$10,057/ year
National
$12,239
40%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.5 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.5 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.5 responses
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I'll admit, the primary reason I put my name in the drawing for New Tech was because they allowed cell phones and other personal devices, unlike the other schools in my district. What I found when I got there was so much more than that. The teachers really care about your success and you as a person. They put forth their best efforts in teaching you not just the relevant material, but also real world skills, like working with others in a group, how to do public speaking without collapsing from nervousness, and how to produce a final product worth presenting and being proud of. I have met many great people in my time here, and I have had opportunities that wouldn't be there for me if I had gone elsewhere for my education.
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I have 2 children attending New Tech High. This school is founded & based on integrity, personal character, accountability & professionalism. This school is not only preparing our children for higher education but for REAL LIFE. Is this school perfect? No, neither is real life & that's the type of environment that I want my children to be able to thrive in. These HS kids will be out of our homes in a few short years, grades won't be the key to help them survive. Knowing how to treat people with respect, being able to communicate, work alone and as a team (even if you don't like the people your in the group with), being able to apply what you've learned, solve problems, present solutions, be accountable.. these are the tools that will drive success & happiness.
Being at New Tech High in Sioux Falls has really taught me that a change of pace can be worth it in more ways then me. If your child is not a fan of traditional learning methods, the Project Based Learning environment at New Tech could help them learn to appreciate a learning/working environment better than any other school in the city. Your child will leave this school ready for an ever changing world by being taught how to be a leader, and make it important to be ready for their next chapter in life. New Tech has truly been a wonderful experience.