Our Home School is located in Parkston, SD and is one of 6 schools in Parkston School District 33-3. It is a alt. school that serves 36 students in grades 5-12.
Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems.
Our Home School made AYP in 2007. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of South Dakota in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Our Home School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Our Home School had 92% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. South Dakota had 37% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
American Indian/Alaskan Native
Parkston School District 33-3 District Spending
The Parkston School District 33-3 spends $8,002 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 64% on instruction, 31% on support services, 5% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Parkston School District 33-3 District
In 2011, Our Home School had 12 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The South Dakota average is 13 students per full-time equivalent teacher.