Blackhawk school information

IndexBlackhawkSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores35%43%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a34079,221
Total private schoolsn/a7624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,963
The Blackhawk, SD educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Blackhawk public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 20% lower than than the South Dakota average and 30% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Blackhawk public schools is n/a, compared to 14:1 in South Dakota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.2% have completed high school, 29.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Blackhawk are 30% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Blackhawk.
  • 91.2% of people in Blackhawk have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.2% of people in Blackhawk have completed high school.
  • 29.7% of people in Blackhawk have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Blackhawk

IndexBlackhawkSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade91.2%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school89.2%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college66.5%60.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.5%38.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.7%27.5%30.3%
Completed masters4.3%8.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Piedmont, SD1,11153%8%
Box Elder, SD9,12644%11%
Rapid City, SD72,44142%15%
Rapid Valley, SD8,62935%30%
Blackhawk, SD2,98135%30%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hartford, SD2,98030%40%
Cutten, CA2,98235%29%
Penbrook, PA2,98284%70%
Scott AFB, IL2,98254%10%
Christopher, IL2,98215%70%
Blackhawk, SD2,98135%30%
Source: The Blackhawk, 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.