PROFICIENCY 23% 48% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
45%Sioux Falls School District 49-5
47%Sioux Falls
43%South Dakota

George Mcgovern Middle School -09 is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Sioux Falls School District 49-5" in Sioux Falls, SD. There are a total of 693 students and 53 teachers at George Mcgovern Middle School -09, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 480 free lunch students and 75 reduced lunch students.

George Mcgovern Middle School -09 has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 22.5%, which is 48% lower than the South Dakota average.


Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch480
Reduced lunch75


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 George Mcgovern Middle School -09, 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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George Mcgovern Middle School -09 race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictSouth DakotaNational
Caucasian n/a 69.1% 77.0% 51.1%
African American n/a 9.8% 2.7% 15.9%
Asian n/a 3.8% 1.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 8.6% 4.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 4.9% 11.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 3.7% 2.8% 3.1%

Sioux Falls demographics profile

StatisticSioux FallsSouth DakotaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,1781191
Median age34.336.837.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%59%55%
Speak English90%94%79%
Speak Spanish4%2%13%

Education level achieved in Sioux Falls

IndexSioux FallsSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade88.3%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school87.0%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college65.0%60.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.1%38.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.4%27.5%30.3%
Completed masters10.5%8.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.3%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The George Mcgovern Middle School -09 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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