2016 Legislature

Throughout the legislative session, the department provides information to legislators for use in making decisions regarding education in South Dakota. While much of this information is already available online, we have posted it here in one convenient location for lawmakers and others who are interested.

Interim 2016 Legislature

   Presentation to Legislative Planning Committee (6/20/2016)

Blue Ribbon
Final Report PowerPoint: Task Force Findings as Presented to Legislators (PDF)
Governor's Blue Ribbon Teacher Pay Plan Powerpoint: Presentation to Joint Appropriations - Formula (PDF)
The Governor's Blue Ribbon Teacher Pay Plan – Implementation Timeline Powerpoint: Presentation to Joint Appropriations - Other Revenue and Capital Overlay (PDF)

4 Day School Week 2009-2016 10 Year History of Per Student Allocations & Levies
2015 Monthly Cash Balance Survey Information Bond Projects – General Obligation, by District
Capital Outlay Certificates, by District Capital Outlay Flexibilities
Cost of Declining Enrollment, FY2016 Cost of Small School Adjustment, FY2016
Fall 2015 Census Enrollment, by Grade – Public School Districts Fall 2015 Census Enrollment, by Grade – Nonpublic Schools
FY2016 General State Aid Calculation FY2016 General State Aid – District Need Calculation
FY2016 Sparsity Calculation FY2016 Special Education Aid Calculations
History of Opt Outs 2004-2016 History of State Aid Fall Enrollment, 2005-2015
Open Enrollment Summary 2008-2015 Other Revenue Report, FY2015
Pay 2016 Valuations, By School District (updated on 1/29/2016)
Special Education Tri-Annual Adjustment Calculations Staff Information - Administrative Positions
Staff Information - FTE, By Reporting Type Staff Information - Other School Personnel Data
Staff Information - School Service Specialists Staff Information - Teaching Positions
State Aid Issue Brief State Longitudinal Data – 10 Years
Statewide Valuations Pay 2012-2016 (updated on 1/29/2016)

Task Forces
Blue Ribbon Task Force on Teachers and Students Final Report
Native American Student Achievement Advisory Council Final Report
School District Boundary Task Force Final Report

Fall Enrollment Report Card Statistical Digest