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17000 Sd Hwy 34
Union Center, SD 57787-0016
p. 605-269-2264

Union Center Elementary 18
in Union Center, SD

Phone Number, Test Scores, Demographics, Faculty, Address, and Students

District & State Agencies

School District:
Meade School District 46 1
State Agency:
South Dakota Department Of Education

Information Summary

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School Demographics and Characteristics

School TypeRegular school
Grades offeredPrekindergarten – 8th Grade
LevelPrimary School
Teacher FTEs1.5
Surrounding communityRural, Remote Census-defined rural territory that is more than 25 miles from an urbanized area and is also more than 10 miles from an urban cluster.
Title I Eligible
School-wide Title IN/A
Magnet SchoolN/A
Charter SchoolN/A
Shared-time School

Demographics of Surrounding Area

Reported area around or near Union Center, SD 57787-0016
Total Population209 (N/A urban / 209 rural)
Households83 (2.52 people per house)
Median Household Income$27,917
Families60 (3.03 people per family)
Pop. — African AmericanN/A
Pop. — Asian4
Pop. — Pacific IslanderN/A
Pop. — American Indian / Alaskan Native2
Pop. — White (incl. Hispanic)208
Pop. — OtherN/A

Special Student Programs

What portion of students are enrolled in special programs?
  # in School % of School % of District
Free Lunch Students  
Reduced-Price Lunch Students  
Low-Cost Lunch Students  
Migrant Students
Special Ed. Students     13%
English Language Learners    

Averaged Freshmen Graduation Rate (AGFR)

The averaged freshman graduation rate is the number of graduates with regular diplomas compared to the size of the incoming freshman class.
  District State
Black Non-HispanicN/A47%
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/A66%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/A75%
White Non-HispanicN/A87%
All Students>88%83%

Completion / Diploma Recipients

Senior students that successfully complete through High-School and receive either a diploma or other completion certificate. Note: %'s are based on total population and do not imply dropout rates.
  # in District % of Seniors
in District
% of Seniors
in State
H.S. Diploma Recipients 195 93.76%
GED Recipients     4.80%
Other Completers N/A

Student Demographics

How many students enroll at Union Center Elementary 18?
  # in School % of School % of State
Black Non-HispanicN/A<N/A2%
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/A<N/A1%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/A<N/A11%
White Non-Hispanic8>100%83%
1st Grade 2 2
2nd Grade 1 1
3rd Grade 2 2
7th Grade 3 3
Total 8 8

Meade School District 46 1 – District Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) for Union Center Elementary 18's local district.
  FTEs % of District % of State
Instructional AidesN/A14%
Instructional Coordinators &amp; Supervisors5.0>4%2%
Library / Media Specialist2.0<2%2%
Library / Media SupportN/A1%
Guidance Staff (Elementary)5.5>5%2%
Guidance Staff (Secondary)2.5>2%2%
Guidance Staff Total8.0>7%4%
District Admins8.0<7%8%
Dist. Admin/Sppt1.0<1%5%
School Admins7.0>6%5%
School Admin/Sppt17.1>14%6%
Other Support59.0>49%43%
  FTEs % of District % of State

Meade School District 46 1 Financial Summary

General district financials with comparisons to all districts in state.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Payments to Private Schools  $9
Payments to Charter Schools   
Long–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year$7,309,000<$2,868$4,861
 Issued During Fiscal Year  $3,520
 Retired During Fiscal Year  $3,520
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year$6,830,000<$2,680$5,471
Short–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year   
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year   
 Sinking Fund  $441
 Bond Fund  $1,747
 Other Funds$9,310,000<$3,653$6,059
Total Revenues$21,803,000<$8,556$10,783
Total Expenses$20,916,000<$8,208$10,320

Meade School District 46 1 Teacher / Support Staff Salaries & Benefits

District compensation packages for teachers, instructional aides, and support staff.
  District † State Ave. †
† Limited to Teacher Salaries
Regular Education Programs$6,041,000$1,730,212
Special Education Programs$556,000$150,623
Vocational Education Programs$170,000$69,541
Other Education Programs$288,000$92,619
  District State Ave.
  Salary Benefits Salary Benefits
Instruction (incl. Teachers)$8,580,000$1,982,000$2,406,711$638,812
Support Services
 Instructional Staff$180,000$33,000$138,261$35,474
 General Administration$224,000$52,000$107,814$31,706
 School Administration$512,000$136,000$216,673$63,000
 Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$917,000$271,000$206,230$63,994
 Student Transportation  $73,534$18,384
 Business / Central / Other$116,000$16,000$90,633$28,921
Food Services$370,000$96,000$100,586$32,471

Local District Expense Detail

Expense categories and state-level comparison for Meade School District 46 1.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Elementary / Secondary Education
  Support Services
  Instructional Staff$417,000<$163$311
  General Administration$358,000<$140$492
  School Administration$680,000<$266$388
  Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$2,685,000>$1,053$977
  Student Transportation$747,000<$293$402
  Business / Central / Other$325,000<$127$356
  Other Expenses
  Food Services$1,001,000<$392$426
  Enterprise Operations  $36
Non-Elementary / Non-Secondary Education
 Community Services$27,000<$10$118
 Adult Education$78,000>$30$10
Capital Outlay
 Land &amp; Existing Structures   
 Instructional Equipment$37,000<$14$89
 Other Equipment$50,000<$19$150
 Non-Specified Equipment   
Payments to State Govt's   
Payments to Local Govt's   
Payments to Other School Systems$313,000<$122$246
Debt Interest$322,000<$126$213

Local District Revenue Detail

Revenue categories and state-level comparison for Meade School District 46 1.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Federal Revenue
  Through State
  Title I$602,000<$236$370
  Children with Disabilities Idea$515,000<$202$228
  Math, Science, and Teacher Quality$267,000<$104$122
  Safe and Drug Free Schools$23,000<$9$15
  Title V, Part A$9,000<$3$8
  Vocational and Tech Education$52,000>$20$18
  Bilingual Education  $96
  Child Nutrition Act$361,000<$141$192
    Direct from Federal Government
  Impact Aid  $2,499
  Indian Education  $118
State Revenue
 General Formula Assistance$6,421,000<$2,520$3,164
 Staff Improvement Programs  $44
 Special Education Programs$718,000<$281$407
 Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs  $65
 Bilingual Education Programs   
 Gifted and Talented Programs   
 Vocational Education Programs$7,000<$2$32
 School Lunch Programs$5,000<$1$3
 Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs   
 Transportation Programs   
 Other Programs$24,000<$9$20
  On Behalf
  Employee Benefits   
  Not Employee Benefits$186,000>$72$70
Local Revenue
 Parent Government Contributions   
 Property Taxes$10,334,000<$4,055$4,324
 General Sales Taxes$193,000<$75$216
 Public Utility Taxes   
 Individual and Corporate Income Taxes   
 All Other Taxes$37,000<$14$32
 From Other School Systems  $147
 From Cities and Counties  $50
 Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$16,000<$6$12
 Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents  $7
 School Lunch$578,000>$226$212
 Textbook Sales and Rentals   
 District Activity Receipts$71,000<$27$68
 Students Fees, Non-Specified   
 Other Sales and Services$27,000<$10$60
 Interest Earnings$331,000<$129$192

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