PROFICIENCY 53% 23% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%Meade School District 46-1
43%South Dakota

Piedmont Valley Elementary - 05 is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Meade School District 46-1" in Piedmont, SD. There are a total of 563 students and 39 teachers at Piedmont Valley Elementary - 05, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 117 free lunch students and 44 reduced lunch students.

Piedmont Valley Elementary - 05 has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 53.0%, which is 23% higher than the South Dakota average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch117
Reduced lunch44


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 Piedmont Valley Elementary - 05, 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.

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Piedmont Valley Elementary - 05 race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictSouth DakotaNational
Caucasian 88.0% 88.2% 77.0% 51.1%
African American 0.7% 0.9% 2.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.7% 0.4% 1.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.4% 3.2% 4.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 3.9% 4.3% 11.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.4% 2.9% 2.8% 3.1%

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Piedmont demographics profile

StatisticPiedmontSouth DakotaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,1431191
Median age41.836.837.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%59%55%
Speak English99%94%79%
Speak Spanish1%2%13%

Education level achieved in Piedmont

IndexPiedmontSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade88.3%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school84.3%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college53.8%60.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.3%38.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.8%27.5%30.3%
Completed masters4.9%8.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Piedmont Valley Elementary - 05 data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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