Avg. test scores 30%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 40%

Belle Fourche school information

IndexBelle FourcheSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores34%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools434079,221
Total private schools17624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Belle Fourche are 30% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Belle Fourche
  • 85.8% of people in Belle Fourche have completed 8th grade
  • 85.2% of people in Belle Fourche have completed high school
  • 18.2% of people in Belle Fourche have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Belle Fourche

      IndexBelle FourcheSouth DakotaNational
      Completed 8th grade85.8%89.1%84.3%
      Completed high school85.2%86.8%83.0%
      Completed some college53.1%60.4%59.4%
      Completed associate degree26.2%38.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors18.2%27.5%30.3%
      Completed masters3.6%8.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.6%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.2%1.2%1.3%

      Belle Fourche, SD School Districts

      • Belle Fourche School District 09-1

      There are a total of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Belle Fourche. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Belle Fourche, SD schools is 34%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Belle Fourche, SD, an average of 85.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Spearfish, SD11,17643%13%
      Whitewood, SD94839%21%
      Belle Fourche, SD5,69634%30%

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      Canutillo, TX5,69574%51%
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      Sharon Hill, PA5,69139%22%
      Loudon, TN5,70152%5%
      Sinton, TX5,70165%32%
      Belle Fourche, SD5,69634%30%
      Source: The Belle Fourche, 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.