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

Public preschools in South Dakota achieve an average reading/language arts proficiency of 45% (2024).
The public preschools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public preschool with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in South Dakota is Lake Preston Elementary - 02 with 80-89%.
RLA Proficiency Range: 54.5% 84.5% Avg. RLA Proficiency: 67%

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

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
RLA Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Lake Preston Elementary - 02
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: PK-5
300 1st St Ne
Lake Preston, SD 57249
(605) 847-4464
Rank: #22.
Leola Elementary - 02
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: ≥80%
Grades: PK-5
820 Leola Ave
Leola, SD 57456
(605) 439-3477
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Faulkton Elementary - 02
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 70-79%
Grades: PK-5
1114 Court St
Faulkton, SD 57438
(605) 598-6266
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Montrose Elementary - 02
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 70-79%
Grades: PK-5
309 S Church Ave
Montrose, SD 57048
(605) 363-5025
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Whitewood Elementary - 04
(Math: 80-89% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 70-79%
Grades: PK-5
603 Garfield St
Whitewood, SD 57793
(605) 269-2264
Rank: #66.
Sonia Sotomayor Elementary - 65
(Math: 68% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 74%
Grades: PK-5
1510 S Lake Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 367-4655
Rank: #7 - 117. - 11.
Bridgewater-emery Elementary - 02
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 70-74%
Grades: PK-5
510 N Main St
Bridgewater, SD 57319
(605) 729-2541
Rank: #7 - 117. - 11.
Ethan Elementary - 02
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 70-74%
Grades: PK-6
320 S 2nd St
Ethan, SD 57334
(605) 227-4211
Rank: #7 - 117. - 11.
Hanson Elementary - 06
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 70-74%
Grades: PK-5
230 6th St
Alexandria, SD 57311
(605) 239-4387
Rank: #7 - 117. - 11.
Lennox Elementary - 02
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 70-74%
Grades: PK-4
305 W 5th Ave
Lennox, SD 57039
(605) 647-2203
Rank: #7 - 117. - 11.
Milbank Elementary - 03
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 70-74%
Grades: PK-5
507 S 9th St
Milbank, SD 57252
(605) 432-6615
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Big Stone City Elementary - 01
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: PK-5
655 Walnut St
Big Stone City, SD 57216
(605) 862-8108
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Oldham-ramona Elementary - 02
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: PK-6
220 W 2nd St
Ramona, SD 57054
(605) 482-8244
Rank: #1414.
Brandon Elementary - 03
(Math: 65% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 69%
Grades: PK-4
501 Holly Blvd
Brandon, SD 57005
(605) 582-6315
Rank: #15 - 1715. - 17.
Centerville Elementary - 02
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 65-69%
Grades: PK-5
610 Lincoln St
Centerville, SD 57014
(605) 563-2291
Rank: #15 - 1715. - 17.
Corsica-stickney Elementary - 02
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 65-69%
Grades: PK-6
506 Main St
Stickney, SD 57375
(605) 732-4221
Rank: #15 - 1715. - 17.
Ipswich Elementary - 02
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 65-69%
Grades: PK-5
510 2nd Ave
Ipswich, SD 57451
(605) 426-6832
Rank: #18 - 2218. - 22.
Canistota Elementary - 02
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 60-69%
Grades: PK-5
431 4th Ave
Canistota, SD 57012
(605) 296-3458
Rank: #18 - 2218. - 22.
Eureka Elementary - 02
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 60-69%
Grades: PK-6
805 10th St
Eureka, SD 57437
(605) 284-2875
Rank: #18 - 2218. - 22.
Hitchcock-tulare Elementary - 05
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 60-69%
Grades: PK-6
235 Palm St
Hitchcock, SD 57348
(605) 266-2151
Rank: #18 - 2218. - 22.
Selby Elementary - 02
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 60-69%
Grades: PK-5
108 E Dakota St
Selby, SD 57472
(605) 649-7818
Rank: #18 - 2218. - 22.
Waubay Elementary - 02
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 60-69%
Grades: PK-5
202 W School Rd
Waubay, SD 57273
(605) 947-4529
Rank: #2323.
Rf Pettigrew Elementary - 17
(Math: 60% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 64%
Grades: PK-5
7900 W 53rd St
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605) 362-3560
Rank: #2424.
John Harris Elementary - 23
(Math: 67% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 63%
Grades: PK-5
3501 E 49th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 371-4111
Rank: #25 - 2825. - 28.
Groton Area Elementary - 02
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 60-64%
Grades: PK-5
810 N 1st St
Groton, SD 57445
(605) 397-2317
Rank: #25 - 2825. - 28.
Plankinton Elementary - 02
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 60-64%
Grades: PK-6
404 E Davenport St
Plankinton, SD 57368
(605) 942-7743
Rank: #25 - 2825. - 28.
Timber Lake Elementary - 02
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 60-64%
Grades: PK-5
500 Main St
Timber Lake, SD 57656
(605) 865-3654
Rank: #25 - 2825. - 28.
Webster Area Elementary - 03
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 60-64%
Grades: PK-5
102 E Ninth Ave
Webster, SD 57274
(605) 345-4651
Rank: #2929.
Endeavor Elementary - 07
(Math: 62% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 60%
Grades: PK-5
2401 W 95th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 743-2567
Rank: #3030.
Discovery Elementary - 26
(Math: 61% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 59%
Grades: PK-5
1506 S Discovery Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605) 362-3530
Rank: #31 - 3431. - 34.
Baltic Elementary - 02
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 55-59%
Grades: PK-5
1 Bulldog Ave
Baltic, SD 57003
(605) 529-5464
Rank: #31 - 3431. - 34.
Chester Elementary -02
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 55-59%
Grades: PK-5
102 2nd Ave
Chester, SD 57016
(605) 489-2411
Rank: #31 - 3431. - 34.
Hamlin Elementary - 09
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 55-59%
Grades: PK-5
44577 188th St
Hayti, SD 57241
(605) 783-3631
Rank: #31 - 3431. - 34.
Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary - 02
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 55-59%
Grades: PK-5
407 Ingalls Ave Sw
De Smet, SD 57231
(605) 854-3963
Rank: #35 - 4735. - 47.
Bowdle Elementary - 02
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 50-59%
Grades: PK-6
3083 2nd Ave
Bowdle, SD 57428
(605) 285-6590
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the South Dakota average public preschools reading/language arts proficiency?
The South Dakota average public preschools reading/language arts proficiency is 45%% for 2024.
What are the public preschools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in South Dakota?
The best top ranked public preschools in South Dakota include Lake Preston Elementary - 02, Leola Elementary - 02 and Faulkton Elementary - 02.

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