Volga school information

IndexVolgaSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores50%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools334079,221
Total private schools17624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a257,963
The Volga, SD educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Volga public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 15% higher than than the South Dakota average and 1% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Volga public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in South Dakota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.9% have completed high school, 32.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Volga are 1% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Volga.
  • 96.6% of people in Volga have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.9% of people in Volga have completed high school.
  • 32.9% of people in Volga have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Volga

IndexVolgaSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade96.6%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school93.9%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college66.7%60.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.6%38.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.9%27.5%30.3%
Completed masters8.4%8.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Arlington, SD1,01757%16%
Brookings, SD23,29256%14%
Ramona, SD15645%9%
White, SD49642%15%
Volga, SD1,88350%1%

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Cambridge City, IN1,88364%29%
Coal Grove, OH1,88477%56%
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Plentywood, MT1,88150%1%
Aquebogue, NY1,88527%45%
Volga, SD1,88350%1%
Source: The Volga, 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.