Avg. test scores 3%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 49%
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Bison school information

IndexBisonSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores47%48%48%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a34079,221
Total private schoolsn/a7624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Bison are 3% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Bison
  • 87.3% of people in Bison have completed 8th grade
  • 86.9% of people in Bison have completed high school
  • 15.4% of people in Bison have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Bison

      IndexBisonSouth DakotaNational
      Completed 8th grade87.3%89.1%84.3%
      Completed high school86.9%86.8%83.0%
      Completed some college48.5%60.4%59.4%
      Completed associate degree22.7%38.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors15.4%27.5%30.3%
      Completed masters4.2%8.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.2%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

      Bison, SD School Districts

      • Bison School District 52-1

      There are a total of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Bison. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Bison, SD schools is 47%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Bison, SD, an average of 87.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Bison, SD35847%3.0%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Union Star, MO35845%6.5%
      Commodore, PA35849%0.8%
      Dublin, NC35822%54.3%
      Cornell, IL35817%64.7%
      Laurel, IA35880%66.2%
      Bison, SD35847%3.0%
      Source: The Bison, 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.