Top 3 Best Custer County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 889 students in Custer County, SD. Custer County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Dakota.
The top ranked public schools in Custer County, SD are Custer Jr. High - 05, Custer High School - 01 and Custer Elementary - 02. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Custer County, SD public schools have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Custer County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of South Dakota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the South Dakota public school average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Best Custer County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Custer Jr. High - 05
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1645 Wildcat Ln
Custer, SD 57730
(605) 673-4473
Grades: 7-8
| 103 students
Rank: #22.
Custer High School - 01
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1645 Wildcat Ln
Custer, SD 57730
(605) 673-4473
Grades: 9-12
| 282 students
Rank: #33.
Custer Elementary - 02
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1415 Wildcat Ln
Custer, SD 57730
(605) 673-4483
Grades: K-6
| 271 students
Rank: #44.
Hermosa Elementary - 04
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
11 4th St
Hermosa, SD 57744
(605) 255-4345
Grades: K-8
| 233 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Custer County, SD

Custer County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
110 Linn St
Fairburn, SD 57738
(605) 255-4345
Grades: K-8
| 12 students
15942 Lower Spring Creek Rd
Hermosa, SD 57744
(605) 255-4345
Grades: K-8
| 7 students
12279 Brady Dr
Custer, SD 57730
(605) 673-2521
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
12279 Brady Dr
Custer, SD 57730
(605) 673-2521
Grades: 7-8
| n/a students

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