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For the 2021 school year, there are 30 alternative public schools in South Dakota, serving 904 students.
South Dakota alternative public schools have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 54% statewide average).
The top ranked alternative public schools in South Dakota are Belle Fourche Education Connection - 09, E. A. G. L. E. Center High School - 07 and E.a.g.l.e. Center - 09. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the South Dakota public school average of 30% (majority American Indian).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is less than the South Dakota public school average of 14:1.

Top South Dakota Alternative Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Belle Fourche Education Connection - 09 Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1301 12th Ave
    Belle Fourche, SD 57717
    (605) 723-0955

    Grades: 9-12 | 42 students
  • E. A. G. L. E. Center High School - 07 Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    E St
    Eagle Butte, SD 57625
    (605) 964-8773

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • E.a.g.l.e. Center - 09 Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    E St
    Eagle Butte, SD 57625
    (605) 964-8773

    Grades: 5-8 | n/a student
  • High Plains - 06 Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    500 5th St
    Chester, SD 57016
    (605) 489-2411

    Grades: 9-12 | 65 students
  • Lead-deadwood Career & Technical Education - 10 Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    22023 Job Corps Ctr
    Nemo, SD 57759
    (605) 578-2371

    Grades: 9-12 | 115 students
  • Our Home Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    102a S Chapman Dr
    Parkston, SD 57366
    (605) 928-3368

    Grades: 5-12 | 24 students
  • Our Home Asap - 12 Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    40354 210th St
    Huron, SD 57350
    (605) 353-6900

    Grades: 5-12 | 22 students
  • Spearfish Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09 Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2519 Windmill Dr
    Spearfish, SD 57783
    (605) 717-1229

    Grades: K-8 | 10 students
  • Summit Oaks-residential Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    621 E Presentation Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    (605) 367-7647

    Grades: K-12 | 17 students
  • Aurora Plains Academy Middle School - 04 Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1400 E 10th St
    Plankinton, SD 57368
    (605) 942-5437

    Grades: 4-8 | 15 students
  • Black Hills Education Connections - 06 Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2910 4th Ave
    Spearfish, SD 57783
    (605) 642-8286

    Grades: 10-12 | 25 students
  • Todd County Achievement Middle School - 18 Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    181 W Denver St
    Mission, SD 57555
    (605) 856-3544

    Grades: 6-8 | 26 students
  • Rapid City High School - 45 Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    601 Columbus St
    Rapid City, SD 57701
    (605) 394-4048

    Grades: 9-12 | 380 students
  • Aberdeen Alternative Learning Center- 12 Alternative School
    1300 3 St S
    Aberdeen, SD 57401
    (605) 725-7900

    Grades: 6-8 | 2 students
  • Arise Shelter Care - 71 Alternative School
    621 E Presentation St
    Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    (605) 367-7647

    Grades: K-12 | 6 students
  • Aurora Plains Academy High School - 05 Alternative School
    1400 E 10th St
    Plankinton, SD 57368
    (605) 942-5437

    Grades: 9-12 | 33 students
  • Black Hills Academy At Canyon Hills - 08 Alternative School
    2519 Windmill Dr
    Spearfish, SD 57783
    (605) 347-4467

    Grades: 7-8 | 1 student
  • Black Hills Academy At Canyon Hills High School - 07 Alternative School
    2519 Windmill Dr
    Spearfish, SD 57783
    (605) 347-4467

    Grades: 9-12 | 4 students
  • Falls Academy - 08 Alternative School
    46560 264th St
    Sioux Falls, SD 57107
    (605) 528-3799

    Grades: 8-12 | n/a student
  • George S Mickelson Alternative Elementary - 06 Alternative School
    17267 3rd St
    Redfield, SD 57469
    (605) 472-4520

    Grades: 2-8 | 2 students
  • George S Mickelson Alternative High School - 04 Alternative School
    17267 3rd St
    Redfield, SD 57469
    (605) 472-4520

    Grades: 9-12 | 15 students
  • New Beginnings - 89 Alternative School
    1601 Milwaukee Ave Ne
    Aberdeen, SD 57401
    (605) 725-8100

    Grades: 5-12 | 7 students
  • Oglala Lakota County Alternative - 09 Alternative School
    E Hwy 18
    Pine Ridge, SD 57770
    (605) 288-1948

    Grades: K-8 | 4 students
  • Our Home Rediscovery - 77 Alternative School
    40354-210th St
    Huron, SD 57350
    (605) 353-6900

    Grades: 5-12 | n/a student
  • Sequel Transition Academy - 07 Alternative School
    46560 264th St
    Hartford, SD 57033
    (605) 528-3799

    Grades: 9-12 | 22 students
  • Spearfish Academy At Canyon Hills High School - 10 Alternative School
    2519 Windmill Dr
    Spearfish, SD 57783
    (605) 717-1229

    Grades: 9-12 | 14 students
  • Teachwell Academy High School - 01 Alternative School
    715 E 14th St
    Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    (605) 367-7680

    Grades: 9-12 | 36 students
  • Teachwell Academy Middle School - 04 Alternative School
    715 E 14th St
    Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    (605) 367-7680

    Grades: 5-8 | 4 students
  • Todd County Achievement High School - 17 Alternative School
    118 E Denver Drive
    Mission, SD 57555
    (605) 856-3544

    Grades: 9-12 | 13 students
  • Voa - Adolescent Treatment - 73 Alternative School
    1310 W 51st St
    Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    (605) 367-7647

    Grades: K-12 | n/a student
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