Hot Springs school information

IndexHot SpringsSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores46%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools434079,221
Total private schools17624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,963
The Hot Springs, SD educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Hot Springs public schools have average test scores of 46% which is 7% higher than than the South Dakota average and 6% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Hot Springs public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in South Dakota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.1% have completed high school, 22.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Hot Springs are 6% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Hot Springs.
  • 87.2% of people in Hot Springs have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.1% of people in Hot Springs have completed high school.
  • 22.9% of people in Hot Springs have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Hot Springs

IndexHot SpringsSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade87.2%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school86.1%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college57.2%60.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.6%38.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.9%27.5%30.3%
Completed masters5.3%8.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.2%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hot Springs, SD3,57046%6%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Le Roy, IL3,57034%31%
Morganfield, KY3,57142%14%
Centre, AL3,57346%7%
Pen Argyl, PA3,56761%24%
Unicoi, TN3,57355%11%
Hot Springs, SD3,57046%6%
Source: The Hot Springs, 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.