Top 10 Best Aberdeen Public Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 4,496 students in Aberdeen, SD (there are 8 private schools, serving 1,512 private students). 75% of all K-12 students in Aberdeen, SD are educated in public schools (compared to the SD state average of 91%).
The top ranked public schools in Aberdeen, SD are C C Lee Elementary - 05, Mike Miller Elementary - 07 and Holgate Middle School - 02. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Aberdeen, SD public schools have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in Aberdeen have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of South Dakota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the South Dakota public school average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Best Aberdeen, SD Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
C C Lee Elementary - 05
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1900 N State St
Aberdeen, SD 57401
(605) 725-7500
Grades: K-5
| 367 students
Rank: #22.
Mike Miller Elementary - 07
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3010 Milwaukee Ave Ne
Aberdeen, SD 57401
(605) 725-7800
Grades: K-5
| 245 students
Rank: #33.
Holgate Middle School - 02
Math: 49% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2200 N Dakota St
Aberdeen, SD 57401
(605) 725-7700
Grades: 6-8
| 528 students
Rank: #44.
May Overby Elementary - 09
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
612 14th Ave Se
Aberdeen, SD 57401
(605) 725-7300
Grades: K-5
| 348 students
Rank: #55.
O M Tiffany Elementary - 11
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
819 8th Ave Ne
Aberdeen, SD 57401
(605) 725-7400
Grades: K-5
| 324 students
Rank: #66.
Central High School - 01
Math: 33% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2200 S Roosevelt St
Aberdeen, SD 57401
(605) 725-8100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,408 students
Rank: #77.
Lincoln Elementary - 08
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
414 S 10th St
Aberdeen, SD 57401
(605) 725-7200
Grades: PK-5
| 298 students
Rank: #88.
Simmons Middle School - 03
Math: 40% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1300 S 3rd St
Aberdeen, SD 57401
(605) 725-7900
Grades: 6-8
| 547 students
Rank: #99.
Simmons Elementary - 10
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1500 S 3rd St
Aberdeen, SD 57401
(605) 725-7600
Grades: K-5
| 402 students
Rank: n/an/a
New Beginnings - 89
Alternative School
1601 Milwaukee Ave Ne
Aberdeen, SD 57401
(605) 725-8100
Grades: 5-12
| 8 students
Rank: n/an/a
Sdsbvi Elementary - 01
Special Education School
605 14th Ave Se
Aberdeen, SD 57401
(605) 626-2580
Grades: PK-8
| 8 students
Rank: n/an/a
Sdsbvi High School - 02
Special Education School
605 14th Ave Se
Aberdeen, SD 57401
(605) 626-2580
Grades: 9-12
| 13 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Aberdeen, South Dakota

Aberdeen, South Dakota Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1300 3 St S
Aberdeen, SD 57401
(605) 725-7900
Grades: 6-8
| 2 students
640 9th Ave Sw
Aberdeen, SD 57401
(605) 725-7800
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Aberdeen, SD?
The top ranked public schools in Aberdeen, SD are C C Lee Elementary - 05, Mike Miller Elementary - 07 and Holgate Middle School - 02.
How many public schools are located in Aberdeen, SD?
12 public schools are located in Aberdeen, SD.
What percentage of students in Aberdeen, SD go to public school?
75% of all K-12 students in Aberdeen, SD are educated in public schools (compared to the SD state average of 91%).
What is the racial composition of students in Aberdeen, SD?
Aberdeen, SD minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the South Dakota public school average of 31% (majority American Indian).

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