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52%
  • Stewart Elementary - 05
  • Po Box 738, Yankton
  • Yankton School District 63-3
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 287
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
51%
  • Beadle Elementary - 03
  • Po Box 738, Yankton
  • Yankton School District 63-3
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 383
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
45%
  • Yankton High School - 01
  • Po Box 738, Yankton
  • Yankton School District 63-3
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 875
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
45%
  • Lincoln Elementary - 04
  • Po Box 738, Yankton
  • Yankton School District 63-3
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 369
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
32%
  • Webster Elementary - 06
  • Po Box 738, Yankton
  • Yankton School District 63-3
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 287
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
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Yankton school information

IndexYanktonSouth DakotaNational
Average Test Scores45%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:114:116:1
Total public schools634079,221
Total private schools27624,874
Total post-secondary schools1257,963
The Yankton, SD educational system consists of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Yankton public schools have average test scores of 45% which is 4% higher than than the South Dakota average and 9% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Yankton public schools is 17:1, compared to 14:1 in South Dakota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.9% have completed high school, 29.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Yankton

IndexYanktonSouth DakotaNational
Completed 8th grade86.6%89.1%84.3%
Completed high school83.9%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college59.8%60.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.0%38.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.8%27.5%30.3%
Completed masters9.7%8.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.2%1.3%

Yankton, SD School Districts

Yankton School District 63-3

There are a total of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Yankton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Yankton, SD schools is 45%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Yankton, SD, an average of 86.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.9% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Yankton schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Yankton, SD schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Crofton, NE80590%82%
Wynot, NE17068%38%
Tabor, SD39055%11%
Irene, SD54545%9%
Gayville, SD40336%28%
Yankton, SD14,58545%9%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Deming, NM14,58214%71%
Powder Springs, GA14,59645%8%
Cahokia, IL14,5746%87%
Greensburg, PA14,57268%38%
Phillipsburg, NJ14,57042%14%
Yankton, SD14,58545%9%
Source: The Yankton, 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.