Avg. test scores 31%
High school dipl. 1%
Bachelors degree 11%

Fort Pierre school information

IndexFort PierreSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores34%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools634079,221
Total private schoolsn/a7624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Fort Pierre are 31% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Fort Pierre
  • 87.4% of people in Fort Pierre have completed 8th grade
  • 82.0% of people in Fort Pierre have completed high school
  • 27.1% of people in Fort Pierre have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Fort Pierre

      IndexFort PierreSouth DakotaNational
      Completed 8th grade87.4%89.1%84.3%
      Completed high school82.0%86.8%83.0%
      Completed some college55.4%60.4%59.4%
      Completed associate degree40.5%38.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors27.1%27.5%30.3%
      Completed masters13.8%8.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.2%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.9%1.2%1.3%

      Fort Pierre, SD School Districts

      • Stanley County School District 57-1

      There are a total of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Fort Pierre. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Fort Pierre, SD schools is 34%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Fort Pierre, SD, an average of 87.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Pierre, SD13,95951%4%
      Fort Pierre, SD2,27834%31%

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      Munising, MI2,27855%11%
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      Darlington, WI2,27851%4%
      Kellogg, ID2,27936%27%
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      Fort Pierre, SD2,27834%31%
      Source: The Fort Pierre, 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.