Top 10 Best Mccook County Public Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 1,069 students in Mccook County, SD (there are 1 private school, serving 75 private students). 93% of all K-12 students in Mccook County, SD are educated in public schools compared to the SD state average of 91%. Mccook County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Dakota.
The top ranked public schools in Mccook County, SD are Canistota Elementary - 02, Montrose High School - 01 and Bridgewater-emery Elementary - 02. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Mccook County, SD public schools have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Mccook County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of South Dakota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the South Dakota public school average of 31% (majority American Indian).

Best Mccook County Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Canistota Elementary - 02
Math: ≥90% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
431 4th Ave
Canistota, SD 57012
(605) 296-3458
Grades: PK-5
| 116 students
Rank: #22.
Montrose High School - 01
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
309 S Church Ave
Montrose, SD 57048
(605) 363-5025
Grades: 9-12
| 57 students
Rank: #33.
Bridgewater-emery Elementary - 02
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
510 N Main St
Bridgewater, SD 57319
(605) 729-2541
Grades: PK-5
| 167 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Canistota Middle School - 03
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
431 4th Ave
Canistota, SD 57012
(605) 296-3458
Grades: 6-8
| 52 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Montrose Elementary - 02
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
309 S Church Ave
Montrose, SD 57048
(605) 363-5025
Grades: PK-5
| 113 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Montrose Middle School - 03
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
309 S Church Ave
Montrose, SD 57048
(605) 363-5025
Grades: 6-8
| 44 students
Rank: #77.
Mccook Central High School - 01
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
200 E Essex
Salem, SD 57058
(605) 425-2264
Grades: 9-12
| 120 students
Rank: #8 - 108. - 10.
Canistota High School - 01
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
431 4th Ave
Canistota, SD 57012
(605) 296-3458
Grades: 9-12
| 65 students
Rank: #8 - 108. - 10.
Goldenview Colony School - 04
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
25473 438th Ave
Salem, SD 57058
(605) 425-2264
Grades: K-8
| 27 students
Rank: #8 - 108. - 10.
Orland Colony Elementary - 04
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
45050 246th St
Montrose, SD 57048
(605) 363-5025
Grades: K-8
| 31 students
Rank: #1111.
Mccook Central Elementary - 02
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
200 E Essex
Salem, SD 57058
(605) 425-2264
Grades: PK-4
| 173 students
Rank: #1212.
Mccook Central Middle School - 03
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
200 E Essex
Salem, SD 57058
(605) 425-2264
Grades: 5-8
| 104 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Mccook County, SD

Mccook County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
510 North Main
Bridgewater, SD 57319
(605) 729-2541
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
510 North Main
Bridgewater, SD 57319
(605) 729-2541
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
309 S Church Avenue
Montrose, SD 57048
(605) 363-5025
Grades: 9-12
| 76 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Mccook County, SD?

The top ranked public schools in Mccook County, SD are Canistota Elementary - 02, Montrose High School - 01 and Bridgewater-emery Elementary - 02.

How many public schools are location in Mccook County, SD?

12 public schools are location in Mccook County, SD.

What percentage of students in Mccook County, SD go to public school?

93% of all K-12 students in Mccook County, SD are educated in public schools compared to the SD state average of 91%.

What is the racial composition of students in Mccook County, SD?

Mccook County, SD minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the South Dakota public school average of 31% (majority American Indian).

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