Sisseton school information

IndexSissetonSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores34%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:114:116:1
Total public schools834079,221
Total private schoolsn/a7624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,963
The Sisseton, SD educational system consists of 8 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Sisseton public schools have average test scores of 34% which is 21% lower than than the South Dakota average and 31% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Sisseton public schools is 11:1, 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, 74.3% have completed high school, 18.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Sisseton are 31% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Sisseton.
  • 79.2% of people in Sisseton have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.3% of people in Sisseton have completed high school.
  • 18.5% of people in Sisseton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Sisseton

IndexSissetonSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade79.2%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school74.3%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college48.4%60.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.5%38.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.5%27.5%30.3%
Completed masters9.3%8.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Browns Valley, MN49950%1%
Sisseton, SD2,68234%31%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bar Nunn, WY2,68237%25%
Black Canyon City, AZ2,68140%20%
Hillsville, VA2,68376%54%
North Lakeville, MA2,68357%16%
Mendenhall, MS2,68327%45%
Sisseton, SD2,68234%31%
Source: The Sisseton, 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.