De Smet school information

IndexDe SmetSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores82%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools334079,235
Total private schoolsn/a7624,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,965

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  • The average school test scores in De Smet are 20% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in De Smet.
  • 92.0% of people in De Smet have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.0% of people in De Smet have completed high school.
  • 21.2% of people in De Smet have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in De Smet

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  • De Smet High School - 01Po Box 157Grades: 09 - 12Students: 108 · Ratio: 11:180
  • De Smet Middle School - 03Po Box 157Grades: 06 - 08Students: 82 · Ratio: 16:183
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary - 02Po Box 157Grades: KG - 05Students: 144 · Ratio: 14:182

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Education level achieved in De Smet

IndexDe SmetSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade92.0%89.0%83.8%
Completed high school88.0%86.3%82.4%
Completed some college52.7%59.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree29.3%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors21.2%26.7%29.3%
Completed masters6.8%8.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.5%2.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in De Smet (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lake Preston, SD66285%24%
Iroquois, SD25446%33%
De Smet, SD1,22382%20%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Worcester, NY1,22362%10%
Sardinia, OH1,22383%22%
Barneveld, WI1,22383%23%
Mount Airy, GA1,22494%37%
Sarcoxie, MO1,22450%27%
De Smet, SD1,22382%20%
Source: The De Smet, SD education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.