Florence school information

IndexFlorenceSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores35%43%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a34079,221
Total private schoolsn/a7624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,963
The Florence, SD educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Florence public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 19% lower than than the South Dakota average and 30% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Florence public schools is n/a, compared to 14:1 in South Dakota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 99.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 97.0% have completed high school, 13.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Florence are 30% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Florence.
  • 99.6% of people in Florence have completed 8th grade.
  • 97.0% of people in Florence have completed high school.
  • 13.3% of people in Florence have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Florence

IndexFlorenceSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade99.6%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school97.0%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college60.9%60.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.9%38.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.3%27.5%30.3%
Completed masters1.3%8.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Watertown, SD22,02652%6%
Henry, SD32836%26%
Garden City, SD4025%49%
Florence, SD32935%30%

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Westside, IA32986%75%
Paxico, KS32947%4%
Meadow Bridge, WV32824%51%
South Heart, ND32835%30%
Irwin, IA32885%72%
Florence, SD32935%30%
Source: The Florence, 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.