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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 17 public schools in Lake County, SD, serving 2,126 students.
  • Lake County, SD public school have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in Lake County have an average ranking in the top 20% of South Dakota public schools.
  • The top ranked public school in Lake County, SD are Madison Elementary - 07, Rutland Elementary - 02 and Chester Middle School - 03. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the South Dakota public school average of 30% (majority American Indian).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the South Dakota public school average of 14:1.

Top Lake County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Camridge Colony School - 04 Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    102 School St
    Rutland, SD 57057
    (605)586-4352

    Grades: K-8 | 20 students
  • Chester Area Cyber School - 92 Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    500 5th St
    Chester, SD 57016
    (605)489-2411

    Grades: 9-12 | 130 students
  • Chester Elementary -02 Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Top 20%
    102 2nd Ave
    Chester, SD 57016
    (605)489-2411

    Grades: PK-5 | 182 students
  • Chester High School - 01 Math: 60-79% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    102 2nd Ave
    Chester, SD 57016
    (605)489-2411

    Grades: 9-12 | 103 students
  • Chester Middle School - 03 Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 20%
    102 2nd Ave
    Chester, SD 57016
    (605)489-2411

    Grades: 6-8 | 85 students
  • Graceville Colony - 07 Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    23843 - 446a Ave
    Winfred, SD 57076
    (605)256-2267

    Grades: K-8 | 16 students
  • High Plains - 06 Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    500 5th St
    Chester, SD 57016
    (605)489-2411

    Grades: 9-12 | 65 students
  • Madison Elementary - 07 Math: 64% | Reading: 70%
    Rank: Top 10%
    700 Nw 9th St
    Madison, SD 57042
    (605)256-7721

    Grades: K-5 | 543 students
  • Madison High School - 01 Math: 25-29% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    800 Ne 9th St
    Madison, SD 57042
    (605)256-7706

    Grades: 9-12 | 396 students
  • Madison Middle School - 02 Math: 41% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    830 Ne 9th St
    Madison, SD 57042
    (605)256-7717

    Grades: 6-8 | 277 students
  • Oldham-ramona Elementary - 02 Math: 50-59% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    220 W 2nd St
    Ramona, SD 57054
    (605)482-8244

    Grades: PK-6 | 80 students
  • Oldham-ramona High School - 01 Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    220 W 2nd St
    Ramona, SD 57054
    (605)482-8244

    Grades: 9-12 | 29 students
  • Oldham-ramona Junior High - 03 Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    220 W 2nd St
    Ramona, SD 57054
    (605)482-8244

    Grades: 7-8 | 23 students
  • Rustic Acres Elementary - 04 Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    24243 456th Ave
    Chester, SD 57016
    (605)489-2411

    Grades: K-8 | 21 students
  • Rutland Elementary - 02 Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank: Top 20%
    102 School St
    Rutland, SD 57057
    (605)586-4352

    Grades: K-5 | 94 students
  • Rutland High School - 01
    102 School St
    Rutland, SD 57057
    (605)586-4352

    Grades: 9-12 | 33 students
  • Rutland Junior High - 03 Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    102 School St
    Rutland, SD 57057
    (605)586-4352

    Grades: 6-8 | 29 students
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