Top 10 Best South Dakota Alternative Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 30 alternative public schools serving 904 students in South Dakota.
The top ranked alternative public schools in South Dakota are Our Home Asap - 12, Sequel Transition Academy - 07 and Summit Oaks-residential. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
South Dakota alternative public schools have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 54% statewide average).
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).

Best South Dakota Alternative Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Our Home Asap - 12
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
40354 210th St
Huron, SD 57350
(605) 353-6900
Grades: 5-12
| 22 students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Sequel Transition Academy - 07
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
46560 264th St
Hartford, SD 57033
(605) 528-3799
Grades: 9-12
| 22 students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Summit Oaks-residential
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
621 E Presentation Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 367-7647
Grades: K-12
| 17 students
Rank: #4 - 114. - 11.
Black Hills Education Connections - 06
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2910 4th Ave
Spearfish, SD 57783
(605) 642-8286
Grades: 10-12
| 25 students
Rank: #4 - 114. - 11.
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 students
Rank: #4 - 114. - 11.
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 students
Rank: #4 - 114. - 11.
Falls Academy - 08
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
46560 264th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57107
(605) 528-3799
Grades: 8-12
| n/a students
Rank: #4 - 114. - 11.
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
Rank: #4 - 114. - 11.
New Beginnings - 89
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1601 Milwaukee Ave Ne
Aberdeen, SD 57401
(605) 725-8100
Grades: 5-12
| 7 students
Rank: #4 - 114. - 11.
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
Rank: #4 - 114. - 11.
Todd County Achievement Middle School - 18
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
181 W Denver St
Mission, SD 57555
(605) 856-3544
Grades: 6-8
| 26 students
Rank: #1212.
Belle Fourche Education Connection - 09
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1301 12th Ave
Belle Fourche, SD 57717
(605) 723-0955
Grades: 9-12
| 42 students
Rank: #1313.
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
Rank: #1414.
Rapid City High School - 45
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 25-29%
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 students
2519 Windmill Dr
Spearfish, SD 57783
(605) 347-4467
Grades: 9-12
| 4 students
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
High Plains - 06
Alternative School
500 5th St
Chester, SD 57016
(605) 489-2411
Grades: 9-12
| 65 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
Alternative School
102a S Chapman Dr
Parkston, SD 57366
(605) 928-3368
Grades: 5-12
| 24 students
Our Home Rediscovery - 77
Alternative School
40354-210th St
Huron, SD 57350
(605) 353-6900
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
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 students

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