PROFICIENCY 40% 11% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #7 of 18 in Dickinson
  • Ranked #47 of 547 in North Dakota
Proficiency Averages
44%North Dakota

Heart River Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Dickinson Public School District 1" in Dickinson, ND. There are a total of 284 students and 21 teachers at Heart River Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1.

Heart River Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 39.5%, which is 11% lower than the North Dakota average.

Heart River Elementary School location


Student/Teacher ratio14:1


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Heart River Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Heart River Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth DakotaNational
White 79.2% 87.0% 80.7% 51.1%
Black 0.7% 1.6% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 1.5% 0.7% 1.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 11.3% 6.4% 3.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 4.7% 2.1% 9.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.6% 2.0% 1.2% 3.1%

Dickinson demographics profile

StatisticDickinsonNorth DakotaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,5551191
Median age33.735.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%58%55%
Speak English92%94%79%
Speak Spanish4%2%13%

Education level achieved in Dickinson

IndexDickinsonNorth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade87.9%90.7%84.3%
Completed high school85.3%88.3%83.0%
Completed some college60.6%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.1%41.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.7%28.2%30.3%
Completed masters7.2%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Heart River Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.