Harrisburg school information

IndexHarrisburgSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores52%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 Harrisburg, SD educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Harrisburg public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 20% higher than than the South Dakota average and 5% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Harrisburg public schools is n/a, compared to 14:1 in South Dakota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.2% have completed high school, 47.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Harrisburg are 5% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Harrisburg.
  • 95.8% of people in Harrisburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.2% of people in Harrisburg have completed high school.
  • 47.8% of people in Harrisburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Harrisburg

IndexHarrisburgSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade95.8%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school95.2%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college83.1%60.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree59.9%38.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.8%27.5%30.3%
Completed masters10.4%8.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.5%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.2%1.3%

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

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Harrisburg, SD5,12952%5%
Source: The Harrisburg, 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.