Lead school information

IndexLeadSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores68%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools234079,235
Total private schoolsn/a7624,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,965

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  • The average school test scores in Lead are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Lead.
  • 88.0% of people in Lead have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.9% of people in Lead have completed high school.
  • 24.1% of people in Lead have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Lead-Deadwood High School - 01320 S Main StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 247 · Ratio: 15:159
  • Lead-Deadwood Middle School - 02234 S Main StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 161 · Ratio: 10:176

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Education level achieved in Lead

IndexLeadSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade88.0%89.0%83.8%
Completed high school85.9%86.3%82.4%
Completed some college53.4%59.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree32.0%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors24.1%26.7%29.3%
Completed masters4.9%8.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Whitewood, SD89985%25%
Spearfish, SD10,83684%23%
Deadwood, SD1,15380%17%
Sturgis, SD6,65276%11%
Lead, SD3,09768%0%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ellsworth, KS3,09793%36%
Fairchild AFB, WA3,09766%3%
Pine City, MN3,09843%37%
Shelby, MT3,09669%2%
Myerstown, PA3,09866%3%
Lead, SD3,09768%0%
Source: The Lead, 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.