Joe Foss Alternative School

1200 East 3rd St, Sioux Falls, SD 57103 | (605) 367-4285
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Student Enrollment: 405
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 405 elementary, middle, and high school students from grades 5-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1200 E 3rd St, Sioux Falls, SD 57103
School Operational Details
  • Alternative School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 405
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 21.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 202 (49.9%)
  • Females: 203 (50.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 28 (6.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 126 (31.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 154 (38.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Joe Foss Alternative School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian8019.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Joe Foss Alternative School
  Number Percent
7th Grade30.7%
8th Grade123.0%
9th Grade4711.6%
10th Grade12029.6%
11th Grade9924.4%
12th Grade12430.6%
Source: SD Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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1 review for Joe Foss Alternative School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on June 08, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is wonderful. I was a young mother who was determined to finish school with my graduating class. By going to Joe Foss, I was able to accomplish my goal. The school provides young parents with a daycare so the parents can attend classes and graduate highschool. Without Joe Foss, it might have taken me longer to finish highschool, but thanks to the opportunities provided to me by Joe Foss, I was able to finish two months earlier than my fellow classmates.

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