Parker school information

IndexParkerSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores60%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools334079,221
Total private schoolsn/a7624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,963
The Parker, SD educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Parker public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 40% higher than than the South Dakota average and 23% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Parker public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in South Dakota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.2% have completed high school, 20.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Parker are 23% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Parker.
  • 93.2% of people in Parker have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.2% of people in Parker have completed high school.
  • 20.4% of people in Parker have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Parker

IndexParkerSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade93.2%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school91.2%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college54.5%60.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.3%38.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.4%27.5%30.3%
Completed masters5.9%8.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Canistota, SD68248%3%
Freeman, SD1,25143%12%
Marion, SD83841%16%
Lennox, SD2,09541%17%
Hurley, SD38130%40%
Parker, SD1,11260%23%

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Bingham Farms, MI1,11270%41%
Mammoth Spring, AR1,11131%38%
Shelton, NE1,11370%41%
Ninnekah, OK1,11370%43%
Piedmont, SD1,11153%8%
Parker, SD1,11260%23%
Source: The Parker, 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.