McLaughlin school information

IndexMcLaughlinSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores11%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 McLaughlin, SD educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. McLaughlin public schools have average test scores of 11% which is 74% lower than than the South Dakota average and 77% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of McLaughlin public schools is n/a, compared to 14:1 in South Dakota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.1% have completed high school, 21.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in McLaughlin are 77% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in McLaughlin.
  • 79.2% of people in McLaughlin have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.1% of people in McLaughlin have completed high school.
  • 21.4% of people in McLaughlin have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in McLaughlin

IndexMcLaughlinSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade79.2%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school76.1%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college59.0%60.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.2%38.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.4%27.5%30.3%
Completed masters6.5%8.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
McLaughlin, SD56711%77%

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Audubon, MN56764%30%
Lecompton, KS56735%30%
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Dorchester, NE56677%56%
McLaughlin, SD56711%77%
Source: The McLaughlin, 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.