Elk Point school information

IndexElk PointSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores86%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
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 Elk Point are 26% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Elk Point.
  • 85.1% of people in Elk Point have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.9% of people in Elk Point have completed high school.
  • 28.8% of people in Elk Point have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Elk Point

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  • Elk Point-Jefferson Elementary - 02Po Box 578Grades: PK - 05Students: 309 · Ratio: 13:192
  • Elk Point-Jefferson High School - 01Po Box 578Grades: 09 - 12Students: 24 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Elk Point-Jefferson Middle School - 03Po Box 578Grades: 06 - 08Students: 17 · Ratio: 16:180

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Education level achieved in Elk Point

IndexElk PointSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade85.1%89.0%83.8%
Completed high school82.9%86.3%82.4%
Completed some college56.4%59.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree40.0%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors28.8%26.7%29.3%
Completed masters10.3%8.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.9%2.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Elk Point (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Akron, IA1,36482%20%
North Sioux City, SD2,55180%18%
Vermillion, SD10,69780%17%
Sioux City, IA82,71972%6%
Elk Point, SD2,07586%26%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Moriarty, NM2,07556%18%
Mattawan, MI2,07586%26%
Tracy, MN2,07667%2%
Cooper, TX2,07683%22%
Lisbon, ND2,07475%10%
Elk Point, SD2,07586%26%
Source: The Elk Point, 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.