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Avg. test scores 40%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 25%

Custer school information

IndexCusterSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores30%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools634079,221
Total private schoolsn/a7624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Custer are 40% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Custer
  • 89.6% of people in Custer have completed 8th grade
  • 86.1% of people in Custer have completed high school
  • 22.9% of people in Custer have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Custer

      IndexCusterSouth DakotaNational
      Completed 8th grade89.6%89.1%84.3%
      Completed high school86.1%86.8%83.0%
      Completed some college59.5%60.4%59.4%
      Completed associate degree33.6%38.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors22.9%27.5%30.3%
      Completed masters4.2%8.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.9%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.8%1.2%1.3%

      Custer, SD School Districts

      • Custer School District 16-1

      There are a total of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Custer. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Custer, SD schools is 30%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Custer, SD, an average of 89.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.1% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Hill City, SD1,35850%2%
      Custer, SD1,77030%40%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Neoga, IL1,77028%42%
      Elizabethville, PA1,77072%46%
      Olive Hill, KY1,77140%18%
      Zeigler, IL1,77117%65%
      Forreston, IL1,77137%24%
      Custer, SD1,77030%40%
      Source: The Custer, 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.