Letcher school information

IndexLetcherSouth 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 Letcher, SD educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Letcher 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 Letcher public schools is n/a, compared to 14:1 in South Dakota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.8% have completed high school, 10.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Letcher are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Letcher.
  • 90.7% of people in Letcher have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.8% of people in Letcher have completed high school.
  • 10.2% of people in Letcher have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Letcher

IndexLetcherSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade90.7%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school89.8%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college57.6%60.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.6%38.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.2%27.5%30.3%
Completed masters5.1%8.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.2%1.3%

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

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Mitchell, SD15,61047%4%
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Letcher, SD208n/a 

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Letcher, SD208n/a 
Source: The Letcher, 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.