Gettysburg school information

IndexGettysburgSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores60%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools334079,221
Total private schoolsn/a7624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,963
The Gettysburg, SD educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Gettysburg public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 41% higher than than the South Dakota average and 23% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Gettysburg public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in South Dakota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.5% have completed high school, 25.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Gettysburg are 23% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Gettysburg.
  • 90.2% of people in Gettysburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.5% of people in Gettysburg have completed high school.
  • 25.6% of people in Gettysburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Gettysburg

IndexGettysburgSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade90.2%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school88.5%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college54.3%60.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.9%38.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.6%27.5%30.3%
Completed masters5.5%8.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Gettysburg, SD1,20360%23%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Callahan, FL1,20360%22%
Point Roberts, WA1,2030%100%
Conestoga, PA1,20370%41%
East Brookfield, MA1,20362%26%
Cavalier, ND1,20447%4%
Gettysburg, SD1,20360%23%
Source: The Gettysburg, 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.