Avg. test scores 53%
High school dipl. 2%
Bachelors degree 12%

Mitchell school information

IndexMitchellSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores47%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools834079,221
Total private schools47624,874
Total post-secondary schools2257,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Mitchell are 4% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Mitchell
  • 88.5% of people in Mitchell have completed 8th grade
  • 85.0% of people in Mitchell have completed high school
  • 26.8% of people in Mitchell have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Mitchell

      IndexMitchellSouth DakotaNational
      Completed 8th grade88.5%89.1%84.3%
      Completed high school85.0%86.8%83.0%
      Completed some college64.2%60.4%59.4%
      Completed associate degree41.1%38.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors26.8%27.5%30.3%
      Completed masters7.5%8.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.4%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.2%1.2%1.3%

      Mitchell, SD School Districts

      • Mitchell School District 17-2

      There are a total of 8 public schools, 4 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Mitchell. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Mitchell, SD schools is 47%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Mitchell, SD, an average of 88.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Ethan, SD42349%0%
      Mount Vernon, SD57546%6%
      Alexandria, SD67941%16%
      Mitchell, SD15,61047%4%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Los Osos, CA15,60345%9%
      Laurinburg, NC15,60140%19%
      Flowing Wells, AZ15,60129%41%
      Shively, KY15,62538%23%
      Sunland Park, NM15,58826%47%
      Mitchell, SD15,61047%4%
      Source: The Mitchell, 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.