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  • For the 2020-21 school year, there are 4 public schools in Harding County, SD, serving 187 students.
  • Harding County, SD public schools have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Harding County have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of South Dakota public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Harding County, SD are Harding County High School - 01, Buffalo Elementary - 02 and Harding County Middle School - 03. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the South Dakota public school average of 30% (majority American Indian).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is less than the South Dakota public school average of 14:1.

Top Harding County Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Buffalo Elementary - 02 Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    12474 Tipperary St
    Buffalo, SD 57720
    (605) 375-3241

    Grades: K-5 | 79 students
  • Camp Crook Elementary - 08
    Box 58/ 3rd N
    Buffalo, SD 57720
    (605) 375-3241

    Grades: K-8 | 12 students
  • Harding County High School - 01 Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    12474 Tipperary St
    Buffalo, SD 57720
    (605) 375-3241

    Grades: 9-12 | 59 students
  • Harding County Middle School - 03 Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    12474 Tipperary St
    Buffalo, SD 57720
    (605) 375-3241

    Grades: 6-8 | 37 students
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