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Avg. test scores 35%
High school dipl. 1%
Bachelors degree 51%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Deadwood, SD School Districts

      • Lead-Deadwood School District 40-1

      There are a total of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Deadwood. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Deadwood, SD schools is 32%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Deadwood, SD, an average of 86.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.1% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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.
      Descanso, CA1,28752%6%
      Sanborn, NY1,28764%30%
      New Windsor, MD1,28741%17%
      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.