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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 7 public schools in Hughes County, SD, serving 2,939 students.
  • Hughes County, SD public school have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Hughes County have an average ranking in the top 30% of South Dakota public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Hughes County, SD are T F Riggs High School - 01, Buchanan Elementary - 03 and Kennedy Elementary - 08. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the South Dakota public school average of 30% (majority American Indian).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the South Dakota public school average of 14:1.

Top Hughes County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Blunt Elementary - 03 Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    202 W Butte St
    Blunt, SD 57522
    (605)258-2617

    Grades: K-5 | 35 students
  • Buchanan Elementary - 03 Math: 57% | Reading: 61%
    Rank: Top 30%
    100 N Buchanan Ave
    Pierre, SD 57501
    (605)773-7310

    Grades: K-5 | 456 students
  • Georgia Morse Middle School - 02 Math: 59% | Reading: 55%
    Rank: Top 30%
    309 E Capitol Ave
    Pierre, SD 57501
    (605)773-7330

    Grades: 6-8 | 631 students
  • Jefferson Elementary - 06 Math: 45% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    900 N. Poplar Ave.
    Pierre, SD 57501
    (605)773-7320

    Grades: K-5 | 440 students
  • Kennedy Elementary - 08 Math: 59% | Reading: 58%
    Rank: Top 30%
    2306 Brookstone Loop
    Pierre, SD 57501
    (605)773-7370

    Grades: K-5 | 445 students
  • Pierre Indian Learning Center
    3001 East Sully Avenue
    Pierre, SD 57501
    (605)224-8661

    Grades: 1-8 | 206 students
  • T F Riggs High School - 01 Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1010 E Broadway Ave
    Pierre, SD 57501
    (605)773-7350

    Grades: 9-12 | 726 students
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