Avg. test scores 11%
High school dipl. 0%
Bachelors degree 39%

Box Elder school information

IndexBox ElderSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores44%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools634079,221
Total private schoolsn/a7624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Box Elder are 11% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Box Elder
  • 83.6% of people in Box Elder have completed 8th grade
  • 83.3% of people in Box Elder have completed high school
  • 18.4% of people in Box Elder have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Box Elder

      IndexBox ElderSouth DakotaNational
      Completed 8th grade83.6%89.1%84.3%
      Completed high school83.3%86.8%83.0%
      Completed some college65.3%60.4%59.4%
      Completed associate degree35.8%38.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors18.4%27.5%30.3%
      Completed masters4.0%8.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.4%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.3%1.2%1.3%

      Box Elder, SD School Districts

      • Douglas School District 51-1

      There are a total of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Box Elder. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Box Elder, SD schools is 44%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Box Elder, SD, an average of 83.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.3% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Piedmont, SD1,11153%8%
      Rapid City, SD72,44142%15%
      New Underwood, SD57739%21%
      Rapid Valley, SD8,62935%30%
      Blackhawk, SD2,98135%30%
      Box Elder, SD9,12644%11%

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      Audubon, PA9,12575%51%
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      Box Elder, SD9,12644%11%
      Source: The Box Elder, 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.