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  • Madison Elementary School - 07
  • 700 Nw 9th St, Madison
  • Madison Central School District 39-2
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 489
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Madison High School - 01
  • 800 Ne 9th St, Madison
  • Madison Central School District 39-2
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 358
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Madison Middle School - 02
  • 830 Ne 9th St, Madison
  • Madison Central School District 39-2
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 278
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Rustic Acres Elementary - 04
  • Po Box 159, Madison
  • Chester Area School District 39-1
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 35
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1

Madison school information

IndexMadisonSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores48%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools634079,221
Total private schools27624,874
Total post-secondary schools1257,963
The Madison, SD educational system consists of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Madison public schools have average test scores of 48% which is 12% higher than than the South Dakota average and 3% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Madison public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in South Dakota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.8% have completed high school, 33.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Madison

IndexMadisonSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade92.2%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school89.8%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college59.8%60.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.1%38.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.5%27.5%30.3%
Completed masters9.0%8.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.8%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.4%1.2%1.3%

There are a total of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Madison. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Madison, SD schools is 48%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Madison, SD, an average of 92.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Madison schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Madison, SD schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Winfred, SD4550%2%
Chester, SD30345%8%
Ramona, SD15645%9%
Colman, SD68538%23%
Madison, SD7,10148%3%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Walled Lake, MI7,10258%18%
Carneys Point, NJ7,09616%68%
Aberdeen, NC7,10743%14%
Bonne Terre, MO7,10969%39%
Amory, MS7,11050%1%
Madison, SD7,10148%3%
Source: The Madison, 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.