Howard school information

IndexHowardSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores45%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools334079,221
Total private schoolsn/a7624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,963
The Howard, SD educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Howard public schools have average test scores of 45% which is 6% higher than than the South Dakota average and 8% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Howard public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in South Dakota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.6% have completed high school, 26.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Howard are 8% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Howard.
  • 89.1% of people in Howard have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.6% of people in Howard have completed high school.
  • 26.0% of people in Howard have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Howard

IndexHowardSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade89.1%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school81.6%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college52.8%60.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.3%38.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.0%27.5%30.3%
Completed masters10.3%8.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.2%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.7%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Winfred, SD4550%2%
Howard, SD1,08845%8%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Goodman, MO1,08845%10%
Steele, AL1,08950%1%
Reedsville, WI1,08757%16%
Knox City, TX1,08772%45%
Blue Mound, IL1,08721%58%
Howard, SD1,08845%8%
Source: The Howard, 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.