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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 15 public schools in Lawrence County, SD, serving 3,308 students.
  • Lawrence County, SD public school have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in Lawrence County have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of South Dakota public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Lawrence County, SD are Spearfish High School - 01, Whitewood Elementary - 04 and Creekside Elementary - 07. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the South Dakota public school average of 30% (majority American Indian).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the South Dakota public school average of 14:1.

Top Lawrence County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Black Hills Academy At Canyon Hills - 08 Alternative School
    2519 Windmill Dr
    Spearfish, SD 57783
    (605)347-4467

    Grades: 7-8 | 1 students
  • Black Hills Academy At Canyon Hills High School - 07 Alternative School
    2519 Windmill Dr
    Spearfish, SD 57783
    (605)347-4467

    Grades: 9-12 | 4 students
  • Black Hills Education Connections - 06 Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2910 4th Ave
    Spearfish, SD 57783
    (605)642-8286

    Grades: 10-12 | 25 students
  • Creekside Elementary - 07 Math: 51% | Reading: 57%
    Rank: Top 30%
    2325 N Ave
    Spearfish, SD 57783
    (605)717-1210

    Grades: 3-5 | 612 students
  • Lead-deadwood Career & Technical Education - 10 Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    22023 Job Corps Ctr
    Nemo, SD 57759
    (605)578-2371

    Grades: 9-12 | 115 students
  • Lead-deadwood Elementary - 03 Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    716 Main St
    Deadwood, SD 57732
    (605)717-3884

    Grades: K-5 | 317 students
  • Lead-deadwood High School - 01 Math: 30-39% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank: Top 50%
    320 S Main St
    Lead, SD 57754
    (605)717-3899

    Grades: 9-12 | 212 students
  • Lead-deadwood Middle School - 02 Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    234 S Main St
    Lead, SD 57754
    (605)717-3898

    Grades: 6-8 | 174 students
  • Mountain View Elementary - 08
    400 E Hudson
    Spearfish, SD 57783
    (605)717-1209

    Grades: K | 149 students
  • Spearfish Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09 Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2519 Windmill Dr
    Spearfish, SD 57783
    (605)717-1229

    Grades: K-8 | 10 students
  • Spearfish Academy At Canyon Hills High School - 10 Alternative School
    2519 Windmill Dr
    Spearfish, SD 57783
    (605)717-1229

    Grades: 9-12 | 14 students
  • Spearfish High School - 01 Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1725 N Main
    Spearfish, SD 57783
    (605)717-1212

    Grades: 9-12 | 626 students
  • Spearfish Middle School - 05 Math: 41% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1600 N Canyon
    Spearfish, SD 57783
    (605)717-1215

    Grades: 6-8 | 587 students
  • West Elementary - 03
    920 W King St
    Spearfish, SD 57783
    (605)717-1205

    Grades: 1-2 | 365 students
  • Whitewood Elementary - 04 Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank: Top 20%
    603 Garfield St
    Whitewood, SD 57793
    (605)269-2264

    Grades: K-6 | 97 students
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