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    Rapid City Schools Pennington County Schools South Dakota Schools

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    South Canyon Elementary

    Location Address:
    218 Nordbye Lane Rapid City, South Dakota 57702 Phone Number: 6053941801
    Mailing Address:
    300 6th St Rapid City, SD 57701
    Basic School Information
    Operating Agency Name Rapid City Area School District 51-4 State Agency ID 51004
    School Type Regular School State School ID 15
    Operational Status School is operational FIPS County Number 46103
    County Pennington Locale Mid-size City (population less than 250,000)
    Location Relative to Town Limits
    School Classroom Information
    Classroom Teachers Title I Eligible School? Not Title I Eligible School
    School Level Primary School School-wide Title I
    School Lowest Grade Offered PK Magnet School? Not a Magnet School
    School Highest Grade Offered 05 Charter School Not a Charter School
    Free Lunch Eligible Students 58 Reduced-price Lunch Eligible Students 12
    Total Free and Reduced Lunch Students 70 Migrant Students 3
    Total Students 311 Student Teacher Ratio 17.9
    South Canyon Elementary Students by Grade
    Prekindergarten Students 28 7th Grade Students 0
    Kindergarten Students 45 8th Grade Students 0
    1st Grade Students 45 9th Grade Students 0
    2nd Grade Students 47 10th Grade Students 0
    3rd Grade Students 47 11th Grade Students 0
    4th Grade Students 56 12th Grade Students 0
    5th Grade Students 43 Ungraded Students 0
    6th Grade Students 0 Total Students 311
    South Canyon Elementary Students by Race
    Male Female Total
    American Indiana/Alaskan 23 10 33
    Asian/Pacific Islander 2 3 5
    Hispanic 6 5 11
    Black (Non-Hispanic) 1 1 2
    White (Non-Hispanic) 135 125 260