Gary school information

IndexGarySouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scoresn/a43%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a34079,221
Total private schoolsn/a7624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,963
The Gary, SD educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Gary public schools have average test scores of n/a which is equal to than the South Dakota average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Gary public schools is n/a, compared to 14:1 in South Dakota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.1% have completed high school, 13.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Gary are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Gary.
  • 82.1% of people in Gary have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.1% of people in Gary have completed high school.
  • 13.9% of people in Gary have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Gary

IndexGarySouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade82.1%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school82.1%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college31.8%60.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree15.9%38.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.9%27.5%30.3%
Completed masters1.5%8.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.2%1.3%

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

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Canby, MN1,66371%44%
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Gary, SD278n/a 

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Gary, SD278n/a 
Source: The Gary, 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.