Piedmont school information

IndexPiedmontSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores53%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 Piedmont, SD educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Piedmont public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 23% higher than than the South Dakota average and 8% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Piedmont public schools is n/a, compared to 14:1 in South Dakota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.1% have completed high school, 26.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Piedmont are 8% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Piedmont.
  • 96.0% of people in Piedmont have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.1% of people in Piedmont have completed high school.
  • 26.3% of people in Piedmont have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Piedmont

IndexPiedmontSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade96.0%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school95.1%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college66.7%60.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.3%38.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.3%27.5%30.3%
Completed masters3.3%8.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sturgis, SD6,71149%1%
Box Elder, SD9,12644%11%
Rapid City, SD72,44142%15%
Blackhawk, SD2,98135%30%
Rapid Valley, SD8,62935%30%
Piedmont, SD1,11153%8%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Omega, GA1,11135%30%
Ashaway, RI1,11158%18%
Mammoth Spring, AR1,11131%38%
McKee, KY1,11035%30%
Greenup, KY1,11051%4%
Piedmont, SD1,11153%8%
Source: The Piedmont, 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.