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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
    A
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
Roosevelt High School is a highly rated, public school located in Sioux Falls, SD. It has 2,207 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 40% of students are at least proficient in math and 55% in reading.
Address
6600 W 41st St
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
Telephone
(605) 362-2860

Roosevelt High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
55%
Percent Proficient - Math
40%
Average Graduation Rate
82%
Average SAT
1260
16 responses
Average ACT
26
230 responses
AP Enrollment
24%
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Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    C+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Cost of Living
    A-
  4. Good for Families
    A
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$54,110
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$749
National
$949
Median Home Value
$161,500
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
93%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.30 responses
Poll
87%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.30 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 86 responses
Report
  • Football games, prom, basketball games, formal
    29%
  • Homecoming
    21%
  • Formal
    15%
  • Prom
    14%
  • Pep rallies
    8%
  • Volleyball games
    5%
  • Pep rallies
    2%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,207
Free or Reduced Lunch
36%
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.35 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.35 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.35 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$44,497
Teachers in First/Second Year
12.9%
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.49 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.49 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.49 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$10,057/ year
National
$12,239
84%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.50 responses
42%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.50 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.50 responses
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I had a great 4 years of high school at Roosevelt. Roosevelt High School has a wide variety of clubs such as Harry Potter, art, video games, anime, guitar, yearbook, and many more! You are guaranteed to find at least one club that you will like, and you will meet a bunch of friendly students. I definitely recommend joining clubs and sports because you will be more engaged and make new friends. I did not learn much information about college in my classes. There were a few times when counselors would give us a presentation about college, but that was all. I learned about college from a program that specializes in preparing kids for college, and from meetings with my counselor. Your counselor will do their absolute best to find the information that you're looking for, and help prepare you for any situation. I have had many great teachers over the years. They're so friendly and kind, and they really do care for their students!
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Roosevelt High School is a very diverse place to be in. The teachers are amazing when it comes to working with students! They put time in school and even out of school to make sure the students are understanding the material. Being a senior this year, I would not have wanted to go to a different high school here in Sioux Falls. Roosevelt has given me so many opportunities with sports, academics, volunteer work, interaction with others, and allowing me to be apart of things I never thought I would. The school has changed my life in so many ways.
I went to Roosevelt High School for four years and I loved it! The friendly environment made me eager to learn more and push myself to do better. The staff is always helpful and full of resources to encourage you to succeed. The college prep was very beneficial and I was extremely prepared for school to start. There are tons of clubs and organizations that you could be involved with, some faculty led and other student. Sporting events and school sponsored events were something I always attended because they were fun and inviting!