Sturgis school information

IndexSturgisSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores49%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:114:116:1
Total public schools634079,221
Total private schoolsn/a7624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,963
The Sturgis, SD educational system consists of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Sturgis public schools have average test scores of 49% which is 13% higher than than the South Dakota average and 1% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Sturgis public schools is 11:1, 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, 84.3% have completed high school, 19.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Sturgis are 1% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Sturgis.
  • 88.3% of people in Sturgis have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.3% of people in Sturgis have completed high school.
  • 19.8% of people in Sturgis have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Sturgis

IndexSturgisSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade88.3%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school84.3%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college53.8%60.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.3%38.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.8%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 Sturgis (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Piedmont, SD1,11153%8%
Spearfish, SD11,17643%13%
Lead, SD3,05041%17%
Whitewood, SD94839%21%
Deadwood, SD1,28732%35%
Sturgis, SD6,71149%1%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lackland AFB, TX6,71184%70%
Belmont, VA6,71088%79%
Murillo, TX6,71477%55%
Roosevelt, UT6,71424%51%
Lutherville, MD6,70763%28%
Sturgis, SD6,71149%1%
Source: The Sturgis, 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.