Top 10 Best Science Proficiency Public Schools in South Dakota (2024)

Public schools in South Dakota achieve an average science proficiency of 43% (2024).
The public schools with the highest science proficiency are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public school with the highest science proficiency in South Dakota is Challenge Center - 51 with ≥90%.
Science Proficiency Range: 64.5% 90% Avg. Science Proficiency: 69%

Top Science Proficiency Public Schools in South Dakota (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Science Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Challenge Center - 51
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Science Proficiency: ≥90%
Grades: 2-5
3101 S 4th Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 367-6170
Rank: #22.
Adventure Elementary - 10
(Math: 88% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Science Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: K-5
27220 472nd Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 432-2567
Rank: #33.
Milbank Elementary - 03
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Science Proficiency: 70-74%
Grades: PK-5
507 S 9th St
Milbank, SD 57252
(605) 432-6615
Rank: #4 - 244. - 24.
All City Elementary - 50
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Science Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: K-5
2511 W Brookings St
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 367-6120
Rank: #4 - 244. - 24.
Bon Homme High School - 01
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Science Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: 9-12
1404 Fir St
Tyndall, SD 57066
(605) 589-3387
Rank: #4 - 244. - 24.
Canistota Elementary - 02
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Science Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: PK-5
431 4th Ave
Canistota, SD 57012
(605) 296-3458
Rank: #4 - 244. - 24.
Colman-egan High School - 01
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Science Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: 9-12
200 S Loban Ave
Colman, SD 57017
(605) 534-3534
Rank: #4 - 244. - 24.
De Smet High School - 01
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Science Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: 9-12
405 3rd St Sw
De Smet, SD 57231
(605) 854-3423
Rank: #4 - 244. - 24.
Elkton High School - 01
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Science Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: 9-12
508 Buffalo St
Elkton, SD 57026
(605) 542-2541
Rank: #4 - 244. - 24.
Faith High School - 01
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Science Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: 9-12
206 W 5th St
Faith, SD 57626
(605) 967-2152
Rank: #4 - 244. - 24.
Florence Middle School - 03
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Science Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: 6-8
515 Main Ave
Florence, SD 57235
(605) 758-2412
Rank: #4 - 244. - 24.
Gettysburg Elementary - 02
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Science Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: K-5
100 E King Ave
Gettysburg, SD 57442
(605) 765-2438
Rank: #4 - 244. - 24.
Highmore High School - 01
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Science Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: 9-12
415 Iowa Ave S
Highmore, SD 57345
(605) 852-2275
Rank: #4 - 244. - 24.
Hill City High School - 01
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Science Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: 9-12
488 Main St
Hill City, SD 57745
(605) 574-3000
Rank: #4 - 244. - 24.
Kimball High School - 01
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Science Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: 9-12
300 S East St
Kimball, SD 57355
(605) 778-6232
Rank: #4 - 244. - 24.
Montrose Elementary - 02
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Science Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: PK-5
309 S Church Ave
Montrose, SD 57048
(605) 363-5025
Rank: #4 - 244. - 24.
Northwestern High School - 01
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Science Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: 9-12
221 3rd St
Mellette, SD 57461
(605) 887-3467
Rank: #4 - 244. - 24.
Onida Elementary - 04
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Science Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: K-5
500 8th St
Onida, SD 57564
(605) 258-2617
Rank: #4 - 244. - 24.
Philip Jr. High - 03
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Science Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: 7-8
330 Scottie Ave
Philip, SD 57567
(605) 859-2680
Rank: #4 - 244. - 24.
Platte - Geddes Jr. High - 03
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Science Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: 6-8
400 Illinois Ave
Platte, SD 57369
(605) 337-3391
Rank: #4 - 244. - 24.
Scotland High School - 01
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Science Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: 9-12
711 4th St
Scotland, SD 57059
(605) 583-2237
Rank: #4 - 244. - 24.
Stanley County Elementary - 08
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Science Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: K-5
17 E 2nd Ave
Fort Pierre, SD 57532
(605) 223-7745
Rank: #4 - 244. - 24.
Warner Elementary - 02
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Science Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: K-5
110 1st Ave Sw
Warner, SD 57479
(605) 225-6194
Rank: #4 - 244. - 24.
Warner Middle School - 03
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Science Proficiency: 60-79%
Grades: 6-8
110 1st Ave Sw
Warner, SD 57479
(605) 225-6194
Rank: #2525.
Brandon Valley High School - 01
(Math: 72% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Science Proficiency: 69%
Grades: 9-12
301 S Splitrock Blvd
Brandon, SD 57005
(605) 582-3211
Rank: #2626.
Tri-valley High School - 01
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Science Proficiency: 65-69%
Grades: 9-12
46450 252nd St
Colton, SD 57018
(605) 446-3538
Rank: #2727.
Lincoln High School - 02
(Math: 52% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Science Proficiency: 65%
Grades: 9-12
2900 S Cliff Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 367-7990
Rank: #28 - 3528. - 35.
Britton-hecla High School - 01
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Science Proficiency: 60-69%
Grades: 9-12
759 5th St
Britton, SD 57430
(605) 448-2234
Rank: #28 - 3528. - 35.
Britton-hecla Middle School - 03
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Science Proficiency: 60-69%
Grades: 6-8
759 5th St
Britton, SD 57430
(605) 448-2234
Rank: #28 - 3528. - 35.
Dell Rapids High School - 01
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Science Proficiency: 60-69%
Grades: 9-12
1216 N Garfield Ave
Dell Rapids, SD 57022
(605) 428-5473
Rank: #28 - 3528. - 35.
Deubrook High School - 01
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Science Proficiency: 60-69%
Grades: 9-12
100 School Ave
White, SD 57276
(605) 629-1114
Rank: #28 - 3528. - 35.
Groton Area High School - 01
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Science Proficiency: 60-69%
Grades: 9-12
502 N 2nd St
Groton, SD 57445
(605) 397-8381
Rank: #28 - 3528. - 35.
Hill City Middle School - 04
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Science Proficiency: 60-69%
Grades: 6-8
341 Main St
Hill City, SD 57745
(605) 574-3025
Rank: #28 - 3528. - 35.
Ipswich High School - 01
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Science Proficiency: 60-69%
Grades: 9-12
510 2nd Ave
Ipswich, SD 57451
(605) 426-6571
Rank: #28 - 3528. - 35.
Ipswich Middle School - 04
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Science Proficiency: 60-69%
Grades: 6-8
510 2nd Ave
Ipswich, SD 57451
(605) 426-6571
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the South Dakota average public schools science proficiency?
The South Dakota average public schools science proficiency is 43%% for 2024.
What are the public schools with the highest science proficiency in South Dakota?
The best top ranked public schools in South Dakota include Challenge Center - 51, Adventure Elementary - 10 and Milbank Elementary - 03.
What is public high school and public elementary school with the highest science proficiency in South Dakota?
The public high school with the highest science proficiency in South Dakota is Bon Homme High School - 01, with a value of 60-79%. The public elementary school with the highest science proficiency is Challenge Center - 51, with a value of ≥90%.

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