Colton school information

IndexColtonSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores36%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 Colton, SD educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Colton public schools have average test scores of 36% which is 16% lower than than the South Dakota average and 27% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Colton public schools is n/a, compared to 14:1 in South Dakota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.5% have completed high school, 18.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Colton are 27% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Colton.
  • 90.9% of people in Colton have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.5% of people in Colton have completed high school.
  • 18.3% of people in Colton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Colton

IndexColtonSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade90.9%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school88.5%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college49.6%60.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.9%38.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.3%27.5%30.3%
Completed masters3.6%8.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

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

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Source: The Colton, 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.