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

Public middle schools in South Dakota achieve an average reading/language arts proficiency of 49% (2024).
The public middle schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public middle school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in South Dakota is Warner Middle School - 03 with 75-79%.
RLA Proficiency Range: 62% 77% Avg. RLA Proficiency: 68%

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

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
RLA Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Warner Middle School - 03
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 75-79%
Grades: 6-8
110 1st Ave Sw
Warner, SD 57479
(605) 225-6194
Rank: #2 - 42. - 4.
Arlington Jr. High - 03
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 70-79%
Grades: 7-8
306 S Main St
Arlington, SD 57212
(605) 983-5598
Rank: #2 - 42. - 4.
Ethan Jr. High - 03
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 70-79%
Grades: 7-8
320 S 2nd St
Ethan, SD 57334
(605) 227-4211
Rank: #2 - 42. - 4.
Sanborn Central Middle School - 02
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 70-79%
Grades: 6-8
40405 Sd Hwy 34
Artesian, SD 57314
(605) 495-4183
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Groton Area Middle School - 04
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 70-74%
Grades: 6-8
502 N 2nd St
Groton, SD 57445
(605) 397-8381
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Hanson Middle School - 02
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 70-74%
Grades: 6-8
230 6th St
Alexandria, SD 57311
(605) 239-4387
Rank: #77.
Brandon Valley Middle School - 02
(Math: 57% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 72%
Grades: 7-8
700 Holly Blvd
Brandon, SD 57005
(605) 582-3214
Rank: #88.
Southwest Middle School - 38
(Math: 59% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 70%
Grades: 6-8
4501 Park Dr
Rapid City, SD 57702
(605) 394-6792
Rank: #9 - 169. - 16.
Big Stone City Middle School - 03
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: 6-8
655 Walnut St
Big Stone City, SD 57216
(605) 862-8108
Rank: #9 - 169. - 16.
Cedar Grove Colony Elementary - 14
(Math: ≥80% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: K-8
36926 266th St
Platte, SD 57369
(605) 337-2468
Rank: #9 - 169. - 16.
Frederick Jr. High - 03
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: 7-8
202 E Main St
Frederick, SD 57441
(605) 329-2145
Rank: #9 - 169. - 16.
Glendale Colony Elementary - 04
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: K-8
17866 Glendale Dr
Tulare, SD 57476
(605) 266-2151
Rank: #9 - 169. - 16.
Herreid Middle School - 03
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
RLA Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: 6-8
302 Main St N
Herreid, SD 57632
(605) 437-2263
Rank: #9 - 169. - 16.
Lakeview Colony Elementary - 05
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: K-8
28748 386th Ave
Lake Andes, SD 57356
(605) 487-7655
Rank: #9 - 169. - 16.
Oldham-ramona Jr. High - 03
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: 7-8
220 W 2nd St
Ramona, SD 57054
(605) 482-8244
Rank: #9 - 169. - 16.
Wolf Creek Colony Elementary - 04
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: K-8
42906 Colony Rd
Freeman, SD 57029
(605) 925-4216
Rank: #1717.
Dakota Valley Middle School - 03
(Math: 47% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 68%
Grades: 6-8
1150 Northshore Dr
North Sioux City, SD 57049
(605) 422-3830
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Gregory Junior High - 04
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 65-69%
Grades: 6-8
505 Logan St
Gregory, SD 57533
(605) 835-8771
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Hill City Middle School - 04
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 65-69%
Grades: 6-8
341 Main St
Hill City, SD 57745
(605) 574-3025
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Timber Lake Middle School - 03
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 65-69%
Grades: 6-8
500 Main St
Timber Lake, SD 57656
(605) 865-3654
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Webster Area Middle School - 02
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 65-69%
Grades: 6-8
102 E Ninth Ave
Webster, SD 57274
(605) 345-4651
Rank: #2222.
Harrisburg North Middle School - 08
(Math: 45% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
RLA Proficiency: 65%
Grades: 6-8
2201 W 95th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 743-2567
Rank: #23 - 2923. - 29.
Colman-egan Jr. High - 02
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
RLA Proficiency: 60-69%
Grades: 7-8
200 S Loban Ave
Colman, SD 57017
(605) 534-3534
Rank: #23 - 2923. - 29.
Faulkton Middle School - 08
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 60-69%
Grades: 6-8
1114 Court St
Faulkton, SD 57438
(605) 598-6266
Rank: #23 - 2923. - 29.
Harding County Middle School - 03
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 60-69%
Grades: 6-8
12474 Tipperary St
Buffalo, SD 57720
(605) 375-3241
Rank: #23 - 2923. - 29.
Howard Jr. High - 05
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 60-69%
Grades: 7-8
500 N Section Line
Howard, SD 57349
(605) 772-5515
Rank: #23 - 2923. - 29.
Kadoka Middle School - 03
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 60-69%
Grades: 6-8
800 Bayberry St
Kadoka, SD 57543
(605) 837-2174
Rank: #23 - 2923. - 29.
Selby Middle School - 03
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
RLA Proficiency: 60-69%
Grades: 6-8
108 E Dakota St
Selby, SD 57472
(605) 649-7818
Rank: #23 - 2923. - 29.
Wessington Springs Jr. High - 04
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 60-69%
Grades: 7-8
302 Dakota Ave N
Wessington Springs, SD 57382
(605) 539-9391
Rank: #3030.
Watertown Middle School - 02
(Math: 48% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 64%
Grades: 7-8
1700 11th St Ne
Watertown, SD 57201
(605) 882-6370
Rank: #3131.
Patrick Henry Middle School - 07
(Math: 54% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 63%
Grades: 6-8
2200 S 5th Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 367-7639
Rank: #32 - 4032. - 40.
Baltic Middle School - 03
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 60-64%
Grades: 6-8
1 Bulldog Ave
Baltic, SD 57003
(605) 529-5461
Rank: #32 - 4032. - 40.
Bon Homme Middle School - 02
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 60-64%
Grades: 6-8
1404 Fir St
Tyndall, SD 57066
(605) 589-3387
Rank: #32 - 4032. - 40.
Centerville Middle School - 03
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 60-64%
Grades: 6-8
610 Lincoln St
Centerville, SD 57014
(605) 563-2291
Rank: #32 - 4032. - 40.
Deubrook Jr. High - 02
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 60-64%
Grades: 7-8
100 School Ave
White, SD 57276
(605) 629-1114
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the South Dakota average public middle schools reading/language arts proficiency?
The South Dakota average public middle schools reading/language arts proficiency is 49%% for 2024.
What are the public middle schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in South Dakota?
The best top ranked public middle schools in South Dakota include Warner Middle School - 03, Arlington Jr. High - 03 and Ethan Jr. High - 03.

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