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Rapid City Schools
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RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOLS AND NEIGHBORHOODS: WE ARE HERE TO HELP
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ABOUT Rapid City, South Dakota SCHOOLS
Rapid City schools boast a total student population of 13,389 attending 25 schools in 2 public school districts and 10 private schools. Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but Rapid City public schools spend an average of $5,454 per student each year.
Student teacher ratio is an important statistic cluing parents into the probable attention their child might receive individually in a classroom setting. Rapid City public schools average a student teacher ratio of 14:1. Rapid City private schools average 4:1. Also, high schools in Rapid City average a student body population of 1,408, while Rapid City middle schools and elementary schools average student body populations of 642 and 336 respectively.
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CHOOSING THE BEST SCHOOL FOR YOUR CHILD: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
It wasn't so long ago that a child's education was limited to geographical boundaries set by the local school district. Increasingly, government is injecting "choice" into the equation by allowing children to enroll in the school of their choosing, regardless of where they live, as long as there is sufficient classroom space available.