Dell Rapids school information

IndexDell RapidsSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores81%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools334079,235
Total private schools17624,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,965

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  • The average school test scores in Dell Rapids are 19% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Dell Rapids.
  • 92.7% of people in Dell Rapids have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.3% of people in Dell Rapids have completed high school.
  • 27.7% of people in Dell Rapids have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Dell Rapids

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  • Dell Rapids Elementary - 021216 N GarfieldGrades: KG - 04Students: 309 · Ratio: 11:186
  • Dell Rapids High School - 011216 N GarfieldGrades: 09 - 12Students: 282 · Ratio: 14:177
  • Dell Rapids Middle School - 031216 N GarfieldGrades: 05 - 08Students: 265 · Ratio: 14:180

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Education level achieved in Dell Rapids

IndexDell RapidsSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade92.7%89.0%83.8%
Completed high school90.3%86.3%82.4%
Completed some college59.7%59.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree40.5%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors27.7%26.7%29.3%
Completed masters4.0%8.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Dell Rapids (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Garretson, SD1,30582%20%
Baltic, SD1,00079%16%
Colton, SD74978%15%
Hartford, SD2,78176%11%
Colman, SD68571%4%
Dell Rapids, SD3,68781%19%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Stanford, KY3,68653%23%
O'Neill, NE3,68670%2%
Carthage, NY3,68962%9%
Herculaneum, MO3,68451%25%
Forsyth, IL3,69092%35%
Dell Rapids, SD3,68781%19%
Source: The Dell Rapids, 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.