Lake Preston school information

IndexLake PrestonSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores46%43%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a34079,221
Total private schoolsn/a7624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,963
The Lake Preston, SD educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lake Preston public schools have average test scores of 46% which is 6% higher than than the South Dakota average and 8% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lake Preston public schools is n/a, compared to 14:1 in South Dakota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.3% have completed high school, 13.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lake Preston are 8% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Lake Preston.
  • 88.3% of people in Lake Preston have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.3% of people in Lake Preston have completed high school.
  • 13.1% of people in Lake Preston have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lake Preston

IndexLake PrestonSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade88.3%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school83.3%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college45.6%60.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.3%38.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.1%27.5%30.3%
Completed masters4.9%8.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Lake Preston (high school & post-secondary)

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Source: The Lake Preston, SD education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.