Avg. test scores 44%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 56%

Brookings school information

IndexBrookingsSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores56%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools734079,221
Total private schools17624,874
Total post-secondary schools1257,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Brookings are 14% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Brookings
  • 94.3% of people in Brookings have completed 8th grade
  • 93.3% of people in Brookings have completed high school
  • 47.3% of people in Brookings have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Brookings

      IndexBrookingsSouth DakotaNational
      Completed 8th grade94.3%89.1%84.3%
      Completed high school93.3%86.8%83.0%
      Completed some college73.7%60.4%59.4%
      Completed associate degree55.6%38.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors47.3%27.5%30.3%
      Completed masters18.0%8.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree6.9%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate5.6%1.2%1.3%

      Brookings, SD School Districts

      • Brookings School District 05-1

      There are a total of 7 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Brookings. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Brookings, SD schools is 56%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Brookings, SD, an average of 94.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 93.3% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Volga, SD1,88350%1%
      White, SD49642%15%
      Brookings, SD23,29256%14%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Wilmington, MA23,31074%51%
      Vicksburg, MS23,32019%61%
      Bloomington, CA23,32224%50%
      Greenwood, SC23,26042%14%
      Copiague, NY23,32740%18%
      Brookings, SD23,29256%14%
      Source: The Brookings, 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.