Top 5 Best Brookings Public Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 3,342 students in Brookings, SD (there are 1 private school, serving 44 private students). 99% of all K-12 students in Brookings, SD are educated in public schools (compared to the SD state average of 91%).
The top ranked public schools in Brookings, SD are Dakota Prairie Elementary - 07, Brookings High School - 01 and Medary Elementary - 05. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Brookings, SD public schools have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in Brookings have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of South Dakota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the South Dakota public school average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Best Brookings, SD Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Dakota Prairie Elementary - 07
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
111 26th St S
Brookings, SD 57006
(605) 696-4900
Grades: K-3
| 432 students
Rank: #22.
Brookings High School - 01
Math: 48% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
530 Elm Ave
Brookings, SD 57006
(605) 696-4100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,010 students
Rank: #33.
Medary Elementary - 05
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
718 5th St S
Brookings, SD 57006
(605) 696-4300
Grades: K-3
| 333 students
Rank: #44.
Hillcrest Elementary - 04
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
304 15th Ave
Brookings, SD 57006
(605) 696-4600
Grades: K-3
| 264 students
Rank: #55.
Camelot Intermediate - 06
Math: 35% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1401 15th St S
Brookings, SD 57006
(605) 696-4400
Grades: 4-5
| 509 students
Rank: #66.
George S. Mickelson Middle School - 02
Math: 40% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1801 12th St S
Brookings, SD 57006
(605) 696-4500
Grades: 6-8
| 794 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Brookings, South Dakota

Brookings, South Dakota Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
521 4th St
Brookings, SD 57006
(605) 696-4400
Grades: PK-5
| 273 students
700 Elm Ave
Brookings, SD 57006
(605) 696-4754
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
700 Elm Ave
Brookings, SD 57006
(605) 696-4757
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Brookings, SD?

The top ranked public schools in Brookings, SD are Dakota Prairie Elementary - 07, Brookings High School - 01 and Medary Elementary - 05.

How many public schools are located in Brookings, SD?

6 public schools are located in Brookings, SD.

What percentage of students in Brookings, SD go to public school?

99% of all K-12 students in Brookings, SD are educated in public schools (compared to the SD state average of 91%).

What is the racial composition of students in Brookings, SD?

Brookings, SD minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the South Dakota public school average of 31% (majority American Indian).

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