Yankton school information

IndexYanktonSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores81%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:114:116:1
Total public schools634079,235
Total private schools27624,875
Total post-secondary schools1257,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Yankton are 18% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Yankton.
  • 87.3% of people in Yankton have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.3% of people in Yankton have completed high school.
  • 28.3% of people in Yankton have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Yankton

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  • Beadle Elementary - 03Po Box 738Grades: KG - 05Students: 359 · Ratio: 15:177
  • Lincoln Elementary - 04Po Box 738Grades: PK - 05Students: 395 · Ratio: 16:182
  • Stewart Elementary - 05Po Box 738Grades: PK - 05Students: 292 · Ratio: 14:188
  • Webster Elementary - 06Po Box 738Grades: PK - 05Students: 26 · Ratio: 18:175
  • Yankton High School - 01Po Box 738Grades: 09 - 12Students: 93 · Ratio: 18:179
  • Yankton Middle School - 02Po Box 738Grades: 06 - 08Students: 603 · Ratio: 15:182

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Education level achieved in Yankton

IndexYanktonSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade87.3%89.0%83.8%
Completed high school84.3%86.3%82.4%
Completed some college57.4%59.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree34.8%37.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors28.3%26.7%29.3%
Completed masters8.5%8.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.7%2.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Irene, SD53185%25%
Crofton, NE74179%16%
Tabor, SD37977%12%
Gayville, SD33965%5%
Yankton, SD14,51381%18%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oak Park, CA14,51278%15%
Salida, CA14,50954%20%
North Liberty, IA14,50379%15%
Winder, GA14,49587%28%
Pineville, LA14,48671%4%
Yankton, SD14,51381%18%
Source: The Yankton, 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.