Top 5 Best Brookings Public Elementary Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public elementary schools serving 2,395 students in Brookings, SD.
The top ranked public elementary schools in Brookings, SD are Dakota Prairie Elementary - 07, Medary Elementary - 05 and Hillcrest Elementary - 04. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Brookings, SD public elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the South Dakota public elementary school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 50% statewide average). Elementary schools in Brookings have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of South Dakota public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the South Dakota public elementary school average of 33% (majority American Indian).

Best Public Elementary Schools in Brookings, SD (2024)

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
| 426 students
Rank: #22.
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
| 328 students
Rank: #33.
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
| 304 students
Rank: #44.
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
| 541 students
Rank: #55.
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
| 796 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 elementary schools in Brookings, SD?
The top ranked public elementary schools in Brookings, SD include Dakota Prairie Elementary - 07, Medary Elementary - 05 and Hillcrest Elementary - 04.
How many public elementary schools are located in Brookings, SD?
5 public elementary schools are located in Brookings, SD.
What is the racial composition of students in Brookings, SD?
Brookings, SD public elementary schools minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the South Dakota public elementary schools average of 33% (majority American Indian).

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