Avg. test scores 15%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 40%
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Colton school information

IndexColtonSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores55%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 Colton are 15% higher 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%

      Colton, SD School Districts

      • Tri-Valley School District 49-6

      There are a total of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Colton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Colton, SD schools is 55%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Colton, SD, an average of 90.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 88.5% have completed high school.

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      Dell Rapids, SD3,71564%33.7%
      Montrose, SD46460%24.7%
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      Baltic, SD1,10453%10.1%
      Humboldt, SD71950%3.9%
      Colton, SD71055%15.0%

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      Colton, SD71055%15.0%
      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.