Beresford school information

IndexBeresfordSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores45%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:114:116:1
Total public schools534079,221
Total private schoolsn/a7624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,963
The Beresford, SD educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Beresford public schools have average test scores of 45% which is 5% higher than than the South Dakota average and 8% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Beresford public schools is 11:1, compared to 14:1 in South Dakota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.4% have completed high school, 20.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Beresford are 8% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Beresford.
  • 90.2% of people in Beresford have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.4% of people in Beresford have completed high school.
  • 20.7% of people in Beresford have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Beresford

IndexBeresfordSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade90.2%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school87.4%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college59.4%60.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.5%38.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.7%27.5%30.3%
Completed masters7.2%8.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Centerville, SD81851%4%
Alcester, SD1,00044%11%
Beresford, SD2,32445%8%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Crab Orchard, WV2,32347%4%
Wolfeboro, NH2,32349%1%
St. Maries, ID2,32334%30%
Thayer, MO2,32251%4%
Wright, WY2,32643%12%
Beresford, SD2,32445%8%
Source: The Beresford, 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.