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South Dakota2021-02-10T18:25:07+00:00

South Dakota

The South Dakota Department of Education published school-by-school per-pupil expenditures on the FY 2019-20 School Report Card. Explore South Dakota’s spending data below or jump over to the state report card HERE.

WHAT YOU CAN LEARN FROM THE REPORT CARD ABOUT PER SCHOOL SPENDING

OTHER QUESTIONS TO ASK & HOW TO FIND THE ANSWERS

The “Compare” function is not applicable for 2019-20 report cards. Use the report cards or “Data Download” page to gather demographics and expenditure information.

I know which school(s) I want to compare.

View each comparison school’s spending.

I do not know which schools I want to compare.

From the “Data Download” page download the “School Expenditures: Per Pupil Spending” file. Then use data from the South Dakota Department of Education’s “Student Enrollment Data” page to identify schools that are demographically similar by race, gender, and meal status.

The “Compare” feature is not applicable for the 2019-20 report cards. Use the report cards or the “Data Download” page to gather information on spending, demographics, and outcomes.

I know which school(s) I want to compare.

View each comparison school’s spending and outcomes.

I do not know which schools I want to compare.

You can view individual report cards to find student enrollment and demographic data (including assessment data by student subgroups including race, sex, English learners, and foster care) and identify comparison schools. Then view each comparison report card to collect spending and outcomes details.

South Dakota does not break down expenditures by service on the report cards.

South Dakota does not break down expenditure by services on school report cards.

South Dakota does not have a tool to array spending of all schools in each district. You can download the “School Expenditures: Per Pupil Spending” file from the “Data Download” page and filter by district to investigate expenditures for all schools in a specific district.

MORE ABOUT SOUTH DAKOTA

You can ask questions or provide feedback on the South Dakota Report Cards by emailing DOE.Accountability@state.sd.us. South Dakota has a “FAQ” page linked in the top right-hand corner of each report card with more information.