Deadwood school information

IndexDeadwoodSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores32%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools134079,221
Total private schoolsn/a7624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,963
The Deadwood, SD educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Deadwood public schools have average test scores of 32% which is 26% lower than than the South Dakota average and 35% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Deadwood public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in South Dakota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.1% have completed high school, 15.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Deadwood are 35% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Deadwood.
  • 86.4% of people in Deadwood have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.1% of people in Deadwood have completed high school.
  • 15.0% of people in Deadwood have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Deadwood

IndexDeadwoodSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade86.4%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school84.1%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college53.1%60.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.2%38.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.0%27.5%30.3%
Completed masters3.2%8.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.2%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sturgis, SD6,71149%1%
Spearfish, SD11,17643%13%
Lead, SD3,05041%17%
Whitewood, SD94839%21%
Deadwood, SD1,28732%35%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
New Windsor, MD1,28741%17%
Descanso, CA1,28752%6%
Sanborn, NY1,28764%30%
Leetsdale, PA1,28780%62%
Menahga, MN1,28767%35%
Deadwood, SD1,28732%35%
Source: The Deadwood, 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.