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  • Garretson Elementary - 02
  • Po Box C, Garretson
  • Garretson School District 49-4
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 241
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Garretson High School - 01
  • Po Box C, Garretson
  • Garretson School District 49-4
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 140
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Garretson Middle School - 03
  • Po Box C, Garretson
  • Garretson School District 49-4
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 119
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1

Garretson school information

IndexGarretsonSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores51%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools334079,221
Total private schoolsn/a7624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,963
The Garretson, SD educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Garretson public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 19% higher than than the South Dakota average and 4% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Garretson public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in South Dakota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.4% have completed high school, 23.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Garretson

IndexGarretsonSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade95.1%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school93.4%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college59.0%60.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.8%38.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.7%27.5%30.3%
Completed masters8.0%8.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

Garretson, SD School Districts

Garretson School District 49-4

There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Garretson. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Garretson, SD schools is 51%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Garretson, SD, an average of 95.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 93.4% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Garretson 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 Garretson, SD schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Beaver Creek, MN37565%31%
Luverne, MN4,66064%30%
Brandon, SD9,67461%24%
Valley Springs, SD71460%21%
Hills, MN72857%16%
Garretson, SD1,29151%4%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Tuscarawas, OH1,29168%37%
Danvers, IL1,29142%15%
Harlem Heights, FL1,29164%29%
Tyler, MN1,29140%20%
Nauvoo, IL1,29210%80%
Garretson, SD1,29151%4%
Source: The Garretson, 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.