Top South Dakota Blue Ribbon Public Schools

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 33 top blue ribbon public schools in South Dakota, serving 5,682 students.
  • These schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence, Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the South Dakota state average of 25%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the state average of 14:1.

Top South Dakota Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Students Year
  • Alcester Alcester-hudson Elementary - 04
    409 E 6th St
    Alcester, SD 57001
    (605)934-2171

    213 students
    Year: 2005
  • Alcester Alcester-hudson Junior High - 03
    102 E 5th
    Alcester, SD 57001
    (605)934-1890

    40 students
    Year: 2005
  • Sioux Falls All City Elementary - 50
    2511 W Brookings St
    Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    (605)367-6120

    130 students
    Year: 2015
  • Armour Armour Elementary - 02
    905 Dobson
    Armour, SD 57313
    (605)724-2698

    73 students
    Year: 2008
  • Armour Armour High School - 01
    604 3rd St
    Armour, SD 57313
    (605)724-2153

    55 students
    Year: 2018
  • Avon Avon Elementary - 02
    210 Pine St
    Avon, SD 57315
    (605)286-3291

    127 students
    Year: 2011
  • Baltic Baltic Elementary - 02
    1 Bulldog Ave
    Baltic, SD 57003
    (605)529-5464

    260 students
    Year: 2015
  • Blunt Blunt Elementary - 03
    202 W Butte St
    Blunt, SD 57522
    (605)962-2617

    27 students
    Year: 2007
  • Burke Burke High School - 01
    900 Washington St
    Burke, SD 57523
    (605)775-2645

    60 students
    Year: 2010
  • Sioux Falls Challenge Center - 51
    2421 W 15th St
    Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    (605)367-6180

    150 students
    Year: 2004, 2005
  • Rapid City Corral Drive Elementary - 21
    4503 Park Dr
    Rapid City, SD 57701
    (605)394-6789

    479 students
    Year: 2004
  • Ethan Ethan Elementary - 02
    320 S 2nd St
    Ethan, SD 57334
    (605)227-4211

    149 students
    Year: 2006
  • Ethan Ethan High School - 01
    320 S 2nd St
    Ethan, SD 57334
    (605)227-4211

    66 students
    Year: 2006
  • Faulkton Faulkton Elementary - 02
    1114 Court St
    Faulkton, SD 57438
    (605)598-6266

    145 students
    Year: 2013
  • Frederick Frederick Elementary - 02
    202 E Main St
    Frederick, SD 57441
    (605)329-2145

    84 students
    Year: 2017
  • Mobridge Freeman Davis Elementary - 03
    601 E 4th Ave
    Mobridge, SD 57601
    (605)845-9200

    155 students
    Year: 2003
  • Mitchell Gertie Belle Rogers Elementary - 04
    1301 N Kimball Ave
    Mitchell, SD 57301
    (605)995-3091

    431 students
    Year: 2013
  • Groton Groton Area Elementary - 02
    810 N 1st St
    Groton, SD 57445
    (605)397-2317

    285 students
    Year: 2012
  • Hayti Hamlin Middle School
    44577 188th St
    Hayti, SD 57241
    (605)783-3644

    173 students
    Year: 2011
  • Buffalo Harding County High School - 01
    12474 Tipperary St
    Buffalo, SD 57720
    (605)375-3241

    62 students
    Year: 2010
  • Sioux Falls Harvey Dunn Elementary - 54
    2400 S Bahnson Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57103
    (605)371-4120

    741 students
    Year: 2013
  • Howard Howard Elementary - 02
    201 N Minnie St
    Howard, SD 57349
    (605)772-4443

    184 students
    Year: 2014
  • Kimball Kimball Elementary - 02
    300 S East St
    Kimball, SD 57355
    (605)778-6231

    118 students
    Year: 2018
  • Brookings Medary Elementary - 05
    718 5th St S
    Brookings, SD 57006
    (605)696-4300

    383 students
    Year: 2014
  • Ramona Oldham-ramona Junior High - 03
    220 W 2nd St
    Ramona, SD 57054
    (605)482-8244

    16 students
    Year: 2009
  • Brandon Robert Bennis Elementary - 05
    2001 S Sioux Blvd
    Brandon, SD 57005
    (605)582-8010

    474 students
    Year: 2017
  • Tabor Tabor Elementary - 05
    227 N Lidice
    Tabor, SD 57063
    (605)463-2271

    41 students
    Year: 2009
  • Timber Lake Timber Lake High School - 01
    500 Main St
    Timber Lake, SD 57656
    (605)865-3654

    90 students
    Year: 2014
  • Wall Wall Elementary - 02
    401 S Blvd W
    Wall, SD 57790
    (605)279-2156

    111 students
    Year: 2018
  • Warner Warner Elementary - 02
    110 1st Ave Sw
    Warner, SD 57479
    (605)225-6194

    143 students
    Year: 2016
  • White Lake White Lake Elementary - 02
    502 E Division St
    White Lake, SD 57383
    (605)249-2251

    73 students
    Year: 2006
  • White Lake White Lake High School - 01
    502 E Division St
    White Lake, SD 57383
    (605)249-2251

    37 students
    Year: 2006
  • Whitewood Whitewood Elementary - 04
    603 Garfield St
    Whitewood, SD 57793
    (605)269-2264

    107 students
    Year: 2008
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