Top 10 Best Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Schools in South Dakota (2022)

Public schools in South Dakota achieve an average reading/language arts proficiency of 54% (2022).
The public schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in South Dakota is Challenge Center - 51 with ≥95%.

Top Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Schools in South Dakota (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
RLA Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Challenge Center - 51
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
Grades: 2-5
3101 S 4th Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 367-6170
Rank: #22.
Hamlin High School - 01
Math: 70-79% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: ≥90%
Grades: 9-12
44577 188th St
Hayti, SD 57241
(605) 783-3644
Rank: #33.
Warner Elementary - 02
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: K-5
110 1st Ave Sw
Warner, SD 57479
(605) 225-6194
Rank: #44.
Stevens High School - 42
Math: 61% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 86%
Grades: 9-12
4215 Raider Rd
Rapid City, SD 57702
(605) 394-4051
Rank: #5 - 105. - 10.
Canistota Elementary - 02
Math: ≥90% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: PK-5
431 4th Ave
Canistota, SD 57012
(605) 296-3458
Rank: #5 - 105. - 10.
Gettysburg Middle School - 03
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: 6-8
100 E King Ave
Gettysburg, SD 57442
(605) 765-2436
Rank: #5 - 105. - 10.
Groton Area High School - 01
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: 9-12
502 N 2nd St
Groton, SD 57445
(605) 397-8381
Rank: #5 - 105. - 10.
Mobridge High School - 01
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: 9-12
1107 1st Ave E
Mobridge, SD 57601
(605) 845-9202
Rank: #5 - 105. - 10.
Stanley County High School - 01
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: 9-12
10 E Main Ave
Fort Pierre, SD 57532
(605) 223-7743
Rank: #5 - 105. - 10.
Valley Springs Elementary - 04
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: K-4
301 Valley Dr
Valley Springs, SD 57068
(605) 757-6285
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Dakota Valley High School - 01
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(4)
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: 9-12
1150 Northshore Dr
North Sioux City, SD 57049
(605) 422-3820
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Dell Rapids Elementary - 02
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: K-4
309 W 15th St
Dell Rapids, SD 57022
(605) 428-5473
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Hanson Elementary - 06
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: PK-5
230 6th St
Alexandria, SD 57311
(605) 239-4387
Rank: #1414.
Brandon Valley High School - 01
Math: 62% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 82%
Grades: 9-12
301 S Splitrock Blvd
Brandon, SD 57005
(605) 582-3211
Rank: #15 - 3115. - 31.
Arlington High School - 01
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 9-12
306 S Main St
Arlington, SD 57212
(605) 983-5598
Rank: #15 - 3115. - 31.
Big Stone City Middle School - 03
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 6-8
655 Walnut St
Big Stone City, SD 57216
(605) 862-8108
Rank: #15 - 3115. - 31.
Cedar Grove Colony Elementary - 14
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: K-8
36926 266th St
Platte, SD 57369
(605) 337-2468
Rank: #15 - 3115. - 31.
Chester High School - 01
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 9-12
102 2nd Ave
Chester, SD 57016
(605) 489-2411
Rank: #15 - 3115. - 31.
Colome High School - 01
Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 9-12
105 Carr St
Colome, SD 57528
(605) 842-1624
Rank: #15 - 3115. - 31.
Corsica-stickney High School - 01
Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 9-12
120 S Napoleon Ave
Corsica, SD 57328
(605) 946-5475
Rank: #15 - 3115. - 31.
Ethan High School - 01
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 9-12
320 S 2nd St
Ethan, SD 57334
(605) 227-4211
Rank: #15 - 3115. - 31.
Faith High School - 01
Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 9-12
206 W 5th St
Faith, SD 57626
(605) 967-2152
Rank: #15 - 3115. - 31.
Faulkton High School - 01
Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 9-12
1114 Court St
Faulkton, SD 57438
(605) 598-6266
Rank: #15 - 3115. - 31.
Frederick Jr. High - 03
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 7-8
202 E Main St
Frederick, SD 57441
(605) 329-2145
Rank: #15 - 3115. - 31.
Freeman High School - 01
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 9-12
1001 S Wipf St
Freeman, SD 57029
(605) 925-4214
Rank: #15 - 3115. - 31.
Highmore High School - 01
Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 9-12
415 Iowa Ave S
Highmore, SD 57345
(605) 852-2275
Rank: #15 - 3115. - 31.
Howard High School - 01
Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 9-12
500 N Section Line
Howard, SD 57349
(605) 772-5515
Rank: #15 - 3115. - 31.
Ipswich High School - 01
Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 9-12
510 2nd Ave
Ipswich, SD 57451
(605) 426-6571
Rank: #15 - 3115. - 31.
Kadoka Area High School - 01
Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 9-12
800 Bayberry St
Kadoka, SD 57543
(605) 837-2172
Rank: #15 - 3115. - 31.
Sully Buttes High School - 07
Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 9-12
500 8th St
Onida, SD 57564
(605) 258-2617
Rank: #15 - 3115. - 31.
Wolf Creek Colony Elementary - 04
Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: K-8
42906 Colony Rd
Freeman, SD 57029
(605) 925-4216
Rank: #3232.
Watertown High School - 01
Math: 56% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 79%
Grades: 9-12
200 Ne 9th St
Watertown, SD 57201
(605) 882-6316
Rank: #33 - 4033. - 40.
Arlington Elementary - 02
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: K-6
306 S Main St
Arlington, SD 57212
(605) 983-5741
Rank: #33 - 4033. - 40.
Groton Area Elementary - 02
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: PK-5
810 N 1st St
Groton, SD 57445
(605) 397-2317
Rank: #33 - 4033. - 40.
New Technology High School - 30
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: 9-12
2205 N Career Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57107
(605) 367-5850
Show 100 more public schools in SD (out of 627 total schools)
Loading...

Recent Articles

School Safety: Shootings
School Safety: Shootings
Teachers and parents must be prepared for anything that impacts the safety of our young people.
What are the Top High Schools in Boston?
What are the Top High Schools in Boston?
We review recent rankings from Boston Magazine that shows the top-rated high schools in this extensive school district.
An Overview of the Funding of Public Schools
An Overview of the Funding of Public Schools
Learn about how public schools are funded today and how the federal and local monies are allocated.