Avg. test scores 34%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 12%
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Dell Rapids school information

IndexDell RapidsSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores64%48%48%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools334079,221
Total private schools17624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Dell Rapids are 34% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Dell Rapids
  • 92.5% of people in Dell Rapids have completed 8th grade
  • 91.7% of people in Dell Rapids have completed high school
  • 26.7% of people in Dell Rapids have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Dell Rapids

      IndexDell RapidsSouth DakotaNational
      Completed 8th grade92.5%89.1%84.3%
      Completed high school91.7%86.8%83.0%
      Completed some college62.0%60.4%59.4%
      Completed associate degree40.4%38.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors26.7%27.5%30.3%
      Completed masters5.2%8.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.7%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

      Dell Rapids, SD School Districts

      • Dell Rapids School District 49-3

      There are a total of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Dell Rapids. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dell Rapids, SD schools is 64%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Dell Rapids, SD, an average of 92.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 91.7% have completed high school.

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Chester, SD30360%24.2%
      Colton, SD71055%15.0%
      Baltic, SD1,10453%10.1%
      Hartford, SD2,98047%1.8%
      Garretson, SD1,29145%7.2%
      Dell Rapids, SD3,71564%33.7%

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      Ballinger, TX3,71540%17.6%
      Blanding, UT3,71637%23.5%
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      Nowata, OK3,71731%36.6%
      Jamestown, NC3,71842%12.8%
      Dell Rapids, SD3,71564%33.7%
      Source: The Dell Rapids, 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.