Change Indicator

Children enrolled in special education in public schools in South Dakota

Children enrolled in special education in public schools

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

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Definition and Source

PROVIDER

Definition

Child Count data on disabilities includes individuals age 3 through 21. This information is obtained from the Special Education Child Count conducted every December to determine age, placement alternatives, and disabling conditions for children with special needs. The number presented represents the total children with disabling conditions in South Dakota. Child Count data does not include data from private or Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) schools but does include Chapter I state operated/state supported programs. 

Data Source

South Dakota Department of Education https://doe.sd.gov/ofm/data-childcount.aspx

Notes

UPDATED - May 2023
Percentage: the percent of students enrolled in special education out of enrollment in Pre-K through 12 public schools.


NA = Data not available or suppressed to protect confidentiality.

Corsica 21-2 and Stickney 01-2 consolidated into Corsica-Stickney 21-3 in 2015/16 and is only reported as Corsica-Stickney 21-3 in this table.
Shannon County School District 65-1 changed their district name to Oglala Lakota County School District 65-1 in 2015 and is only reported as Oglala Lakota County School District in this table. Grant-Deuel School Disctrict dissolved and attached to Milbank School District 25-4, Deuel School District 19-4, and Waverly-South Shore School District 14-5 in 2017/18.

Last Updated

May 2023