Platte school information

IndexPlatteSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores79%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools634079,235
Total private schools17624,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,965

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  • The average school test scores in Platte are 16% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Platte.
  • 90.8% of people in Platte have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.5% of people in Platte have completed high school.
  • 18.9% of people in Platte have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Platte

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  • Cedar Grove Colony Elementary - 14Po Box 140Grades: KG - 08Students: 2 · Ratio: 9:1n/a
  • Platte - Geddes Elementary - 02Po Box 140Grades: PK - 06Students: 202 · Ratio: 12:192
  • Platte - Geddes High School - 01Po Box 140Grades: 09 - 12Students: 139 · Ratio: 12:166
  • Platte - Geddes Jr. High - 03Po Box 140Grades: 07 - 08Students: 54 · Ratio: 11:1n/a
  • Platte Colony Elementary - 10Po Box 140Grades: KG - 08Students: 33 · Ratio: 11:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Platte

IndexPlatteSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade90.8%89.0%83.8%
Completed high school84.5%86.3%82.4%
Completed some college49.9%59.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree25.9%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors18.9%26.7%29.3%
Completed masters3.4%8.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.8%2.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Platte, SD1,42779%16%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Stevenson, WA1,42749%28%
Cripple Creek, CO1,42752%24%
Bonduel, WI1,42680%17%
Hamlin, WV1,42628%59%
San Miguel, NM1,42651%25%
Platte, SD1,42779%16%
Source: The Platte, 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.