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For the 2021 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 4,539 students in Aberdeen, SD. Aberdeen has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Dakota.
The top ranked public schools in Aberdeen, SD are Holgate Middle School - 02, C C Lee Elementary - 05 and Simmons Middle School - 03. 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 50% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Aberdeen have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of South Dakota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the South Dakota public school average of 30% (majority American Indian).

Top Aberdeen, SD Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Holgate Middle School - 02 Math: 60% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2200 N Dakota St
    Aberdeen, SD 57401
    (605) 725-7700

    Grades: 6-8 | 522 students
  • Rank: #22.
    C C Lee Elementary - 05 Math: 57% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1900 N State St
    Aberdeen, SD 57401
    (605) 725-7500

    Grades: K-5 | 403 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Simmons Middle School - 03 Math: 56% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1300 S 3rd St
    Aberdeen, SD 57401
    (605) 725-7900

    Grades: 6-8 | 511 students
  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Lincoln Elementary - 08 Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    414 S 10th St
    Aberdeen, SD 57401
    (605) 725-7200

    Grades: PK-5 | 363 students
  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Mike Miller Elementary - 07 Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3010 Milwaukee Ave Ne
    Aberdeen, SD 57401
    (605) 725-7800

    Grades: K-5 | 235 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Central High School - 01 Math: 37% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2200 S Roosevelt St
    Aberdeen, SD 57401
    (605) 725-8100

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,343 student
  • Rank: #77.
    Simmons Elementary - 10 Math: 43% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1500 S 3rd St
    Aberdeen, SD 57401
    (605) 725-7600

    Grades: K-5 | 403 students
  • Rank: #88.
    May Overby Elementary - 09 Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    612 14th Ave Se
    Aberdeen, SD 57401
    (605) 725-7300

    Grades: K-5 | 389 students
  • Rank: #99.
    O M Tiffany Elementary - 11 Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    819 8th Ave Ne
    Aberdeen, SD 57401
    (605) 725-7400

    Grades: K-5 | 338 students
  • Rank: #10-1310.- 13.
    Aberdeen Alternative Learning Center- 12 Alternative School
    1300 3 St S
    Aberdeen, SD 57401
    (605) 725-7900

    Grades: 6-8 | 2 students
  • Rank: #10-1310.- 13.
    New Beginnings - 89 Alternative School
    1601 Milwaukee Ave Ne
    Aberdeen, SD 57401
    (605) 725-8100

    Grades: 5-12 | 7 students
  • Rank: #10-1310.- 13.
    Sdsbvi Elementary - 01 Special Education School
    423 17th Ave Se
    Aberdeen, SD 57401
    (605) 626-2580

    Grades: PK-8 | 17 students
  • Rank: #10-1310.- 13.
    Sdsbvi High School - 02 Special Education School
    423 17th Ave Se
    Aberdeen, SD 57401
    (605) 626-2580

    Grades: 9-12 | 6 students
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