Best Public Schools in Dakota City, NE


The city of Dakota City, Nebraska is home to a single elementary school, Dakota City Elementary School, which serves grades PK-5 and is part of the So Sioux City Community Schools District. With a total enrollment of 241 students, the school has a diverse student population, with a majority of Hispanic students (58.51%) and significant representation from other racial groups.

Academically, Dakota City Elementary School has a mixed performance, with some areas of strength and others that lag behind state averages. While the school's 5th-grade mathematics and science proficiency rates are significantly higher than the district and state, its English Language Arts (ELA) proficiency rates in grades 3-5 are lower than the state average. The school's ranking and rating have fluctuated in recent years, with a 2-star rating for the current school year, up from a 1-star rating the previous year.

Socioeconomic factors also play a role, as 67.22% of students at Dakota City Elementary School receive free or reduced-price lunch, indicating a population with lower socioeconomic status. However, the school's higher-than-average spending per student and relatively low student-teacher ratio of 11.7 suggest a focus on providing additional resources and support to the students, which may contribute to the school's academic performance in certain areas.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Nebraska Department of Education.

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