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Avg. test scores 24%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 2%

Elk Point school information

IndexElk PointSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores61%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools334079,221
Total private schoolsn/a7624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Elk Point are 24% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Elk Point
  • 80.9% of people in Elk Point have completed 8th grade
  • 77.7% of people in Elk Point have completed high school
  • 29.8% of people in Elk Point have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Elk Point

      IndexElk PointSouth DakotaNational
      Completed 8th grade80.9%89.1%84.3%
      Completed high school77.7%86.8%83.0%
      Completed some college56.2%60.4%59.4%
      Completed associate degree39.9%38.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors29.8%27.5%30.3%
      Completed masters10.1%8.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.7%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.5%1.2%1.3%

      Elk Point, SD School Districts

      • Elk Point-Jefferson School District 61-7

      There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Elk Point. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Elk Point, SD schools is 61%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Elk Point, SD, an average of 80.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 77.7% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Ponca, NE1,01387%77%
      Akron, IA1,48582%67%
      Sioux City, IA82,66669%40%
      Vermillion, SD10,77856%14%
      North Sioux City, SD2,62356%13%
      Elk Point, SD2,12061%24%

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      Samson, AL2,12037%25%
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      Lame Deer, MT2,11912%76%
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      Elk Point, SD2,12061%24%
      Source: The Elk Point, 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.