Top 10 Best Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public High Schools in South Dakota (2024)

Public high schools in South Dakota achieve an average reading/language arts proficiency of 63% (2024).
The public high schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public high school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in South Dakota is Baltic High School - 01 with 80-89%.
RLA Proficiency Range: 69.5% 84.5% Avg. RLA Proficiency: 77%

Top Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public High Schools in South Dakota (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
RLA Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 61. - 6.
Baltic High School - 01
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: 9-12
1 Bulldog Ave
Baltic, SD 57003
(605) 529-5461
Rank: #1 - 61. - 6.
Dell Rapids High School - 01
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: 9-12
1216 N Garfield Ave
Dell Rapids, SD 57022
(605) 428-5473
Rank: #1 - 61. - 6.
Groton Area High School - 01
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: 9-12
502 N 2nd St
Groton, SD 57445
(605) 397-8381
Rank: #1 - 61. - 6.
Howard High School - 01
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: 9-12
500 N Section Line
Howard, SD 57349
(605) 772-5515
Rank: #1 - 61. - 6.
Ipswich High School - 01
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: 9-12
510 2nd Ave
Ipswich, SD 57451
(605) 426-6571
Rank: #1 - 61. - 6.
Wagner High School - 01
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: 9-12
101 Walnut Ave Sw
Wagner, SD 57380
(605) 384-5426
Rank: #77.
Tri-valley High School - 01
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: 9-12
46450 252nd St
Colton, SD 57018
(605) 446-3538
Rank: #88.
Brandon Valley High School - 01
(Math: 72% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 82%
Grades: 9-12
301 S Splitrock Blvd
Brandon, SD 57005
(605) 582-3211
Rank: #9 - 179. - 17.
Bon Homme High School - 01
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 9-12
1404 Fir St
Tyndall, SD 57066
(605) 589-3387
Rank: #9 - 179. - 17.
Burke High School - 01
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 9-12
900 Washington St
Burke, SD 57523
(605) 775-2645
Rank: #9 - 179. - 17.
Ethan High School - 01
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 9-12
320 S 2nd St
Ethan, SD 57334
(605) 227-4211
Rank: #9 - 179. - 17.
Faith High School - 01
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 9-12
206 W 5th St
Faith, SD 57626
(605) 967-2152
Rank: #9 - 179. - 17.
Irene - Wakonda High School - 01
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 9-12
130 E State St
Irene, SD 57037
(605) 263-3313
Rank: #9 - 179. - 17.
Kadoka Area High School - 01
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 9-12
800 Bayberry St
Kadoka, SD 57543
(605) 837-2172
Rank: #9 - 179. - 17.
Northwestern High School - 01
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 9-12
221 3rd St
Mellette, SD 57461
(605) 887-3467
Rank: #9 - 179. - 17.
Philip High School - 01
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 9-12
330 Scottie Ave
Philip, SD 57567
(605) 859-2680
Rank: #9 - 179. - 17.
Timber Lake High School - 01
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: 9-12
500 Main St
Timber Lake, SD 57656
(605) 865-3654
Rank: #1818.
Stevens High School - 42
(Math: 46% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 80%
Grades: 9-12
4215 Raider Rd
Rapid City, SD 57702
(605) 394-4051
Rank: #1919.
Custer High School - 01
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: 9-12
1645 Wildcat Ln
Custer, SD 57730
(605) 673-4473
Rank: #2020.
Lincoln High School - 02
(Math: 52% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 76%
Grades: 9-12
2900 S Cliff Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 367-7990
Rank: #21 - 2621. - 26.
Britton-hecla High School - 01
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 70-79%
Grades: 9-12
759 5th St
Britton, SD 57430
(605) 448-2234
Rank: #21 - 2621. - 26.
Chester High School - 01
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 70-79%
Grades: 9-12
102 2nd Ave
Chester, SD 57016
(605) 489-2411
Rank: #21 - 2621. - 26.
Deubrook High School - 01
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 70-79%
Grades: 9-12
100 School Ave
White, SD 57276
(605) 629-1114
Rank: #21 - 2621. - 26.
Hanson High School - 01
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 70-79%
Grades: 9-12
230 6th St
Alexandria, SD 57311
(605) 239-4387
Rank: #21 - 2621. - 26.
Webster Area High School - 01
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 70-79%
Grades: 9-12
102 E Ninth Ave
Webster, SD 57274
(605) 345-3548
Rank: #21 - 2621. - 26.
Winner High School - 01
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
RLA Proficiency: 70-79%
Grades: 9-12
431 E 7th St
Winner, SD 57580
(605) 842-8125
Rank: #2727.
Yankton High School - 01
(Math: 45% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 74%
Grades: 9-12
1801 Summit St
Yankton, SD 57078
(605) 665-2073
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Dakota Valley High School - 01
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 70-74%
Grades: 9-12
1150 Northshore Dr
North Sioux City, SD 57049
(605) 422-3820
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
Milbank High School - 01
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
RLA Proficiency: 70-74%
Grades: 9-12
1001 E Park Ave
Milbank, SD 57252
(605) 432-5546
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
T F Riggs High School - 01
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 70-74%
Grades: 9-12
1010 E Broadway Ave
Pierre, SD 57501
(605) 773-7350
Rank: #31 - 4831. - 48.
Arlington High School - 01
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: 9-12
306 S Main St
Arlington, SD 57212
(605) 983-5598
Rank: #31 - 4831. - 48.
Canistota High School - 01
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: 9-12
431 4th Ave
Canistota, SD 57012
(605) 296-3458
Rank: #31 - 4831. - 48.
Colman-egan High School - 01
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: 9-12
200 S Loban Ave
Colman, SD 57017
(605) 534-3534
Rank: #31 - 4831. - 48.
Colome High School - 01
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
RLA Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: 9-12
105 Carr St
Colome, SD 57528
(605) 842-1624
Rank: #31 - 4831. - 48.
De Smet High School - 01
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: 9-12
405 3rd St Sw
De Smet, SD 57231
(605) 854-3423
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the South Dakota average public high schools reading/language arts proficiency?
The South Dakota average public high schools reading/language arts proficiency is 63%% for 2024.
What are the public high schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in South Dakota?
The best top ranked public high schools in South Dakota include Baltic High School - 01, Dell Rapids High School - 01 and Groton Area High School - 01.

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