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  • Elk Point-jefferson High School - 01
  • Po Box 578, Elk Point
  • Elk Point-Jefferson School District 61-7
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 215
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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  • Elk Point-jefferson Middle School - 03
  • Po Box 578, Elk Point
  • Elk Point-Jefferson School District 61-7
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 159
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
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  • Elk Point-jefferson Elementary - 02
  • Po Box 578, Elk Point
  • Elk Point-Jefferson School District 61-7
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 329
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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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
The Elk Point, SD educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Elk Point public schools have average test scores of 61% which is 42% higher than than the South Dakota average and 24% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Elk Point public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in South Dakota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.7% have completed high school, 29.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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.

To customize your list of Elk Point schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Elk Point, SD schools.

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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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Coalgate, OK2,12074%50%
Samson, AL2,12037%25%
Liberty City, TX2,12080%62%
Maple Lake, MN2,11966%34%
Estill Springs, TN2,12147%4%
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.