Top 5 Best Aurora County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 608 students in Aurora County, SD. Aurora County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Dakota.
The top ranked public schools in Aurora County, SD are Corsica-stickney Elementary - 02, White Lake High School - 01 and Plankinton High School - 01. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Aurora County, SD public schools have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Aurora County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of South Dakota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the South Dakota public school average of 30% (majority American Indian).

Best Aurora County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Corsica-stickney Elementary - 02
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
506 Main St
Stickney, SD 57375
(605) 732-4221
Grades: PK-6
| 153 students
Rank: #22.
White Lake High School - 01
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
502 E Division St
White Lake, SD 57383
(605) 249-2251
Grades: 9-12
| 32 students
Rank: #33.
Plankinton High School - 01
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
404 E Davenport
Plankinton, SD 57368
(605) 942-7743
Grades: 9-12
| 75 students
Rank: #44.
Plankinton Elementary - 02
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
404 E Davenport
Plankinton, SD 57368
(605) 942-7743
Grades: PK-6
| 168 students
Rank: #55.
White Lake Junior High - 03
Math: 40-59% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
502 E Division St
White Lake, SD 57383
(605) 249-2251
Grades: 7-8
| 19 students
Rank: #66.
Plankinton Junior High - 03
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
404 E Davenport
Plankinton, SD 57368
(605) 942-7743
Grades: 7-8
| 37 students
Rank: #77.
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: #88.
White Lake Elementary - 02
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
502 E Division St
White Lake, SD 57383
(605) 249-2251
Grades: PK-6
| 76 students
Aurora Plains Academy High School - 05
Alternative School
1400 E 10th St
Plankinton, SD 57368
(605) 942-5437
Grades: 9-12
| 33 students
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Aurora County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
506 E Main
Stickney, SD 57375
(605) 732-4221
Grades: K-6
| 56 students
506 E Main
Stickney, SD 57375
(605) 732-4221
Grades: 9-12
| 25 students
506 E Main
Stickney, SD 57375
(605) 732-4221
Grades: 7-8
| 16 students
506 E Main
Stickney, SD 57375
(605) 732-4221
Grades: PK
| 7 students

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