During the 2015-2016 school year, a total of 3,699 students were tested in South Dakota. Of the 3,589 juniors and seniors that were tested, only 0.86% were tested under Option 8. The remaining juniors and seniors had their test results sent to recruiters without parental consent.
The 20 largest testing sessions assessed a total of 885 students. 178 sessions tested 10 students or fewer.
The ASVAB test was conducted in 176 schools across the state. 4 of these schools report that they made the test mandatory. Consequently, 71 students are confirmed to have been required to take the ASVAB; there may be more, judging from the numbers in some schools.