Top 10 Best Minnehaha County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 73 public schools serving 33,308 students in Minnehaha County, SD. Minnehaha County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Dakota.
The top ranked public schools in Minnehaha County, SD are Challenge Center - 51, Valley Springs Elementary - 04 and Dell Rapids Elementary - 02. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minnehaha County, SD public schools have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Minnehaha County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of South Dakota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is equal to the South Dakota public school average of 30% (majority American Indian).

Best Minnehaha County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Challenge Center - 51
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3101 S 4th Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 367-6170
Grades: 2-5
| 156 students
Rank: #22.
Valley Springs Elementary - 04
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
301 Valley Dr
Valley Springs, SD 57068
(605) 757-6285
Grades: K-4
| 107 students
Rank: #33.
Dell Rapids Elementary - 02
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
309 W 15th St
Dell Rapids, SD 57022
(605) 428-5473
Grades: K-4
| 372 students
Rank: #44.
Robert Bennis Elementary - 05
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2001 S Sioux Blvd
Brandon, SD 57005
(605) 582-8010
Grades: K-4
| 517 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
All City Elementary - 50
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2511 W Brookings St
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 367-6120
Grades: K-5
| 148 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Fred Assam Elementary - 06
Math: 72% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7700 E Willowwood St
Sioux Falls, SD 57110
(605) 582-1500
Grades: K-4
| 484 students
Rank: #77.
Brandon Elementary - 03
Math: 70% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
501 Holly Blvd
Brandon, SD 57005
(605) 582-6315
Grades: PK-4
| 574 students
Rank: #88.
Brandon Valley High School - 01
Math: 62% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
301 S Splitrock Blvd
Brandon, SD 57005
(605) 582-3211
Grades: 9-12
| 1,078 students
Rank: #99.
Sonia Sotomayor Elementary - 65
Vocational School
Math: 77% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1510 S Lake Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 367-4655
Grades: PK-5
| 645 students
Rank: #1010.
Rf Pettigrew Elementary - 17
Math: 64% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7900 W 53rd St
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605) 362-3560
Grades: PK-5
| 970 students
Rank: #1111.
Brandon Valley Middle School - 02
Math: 63% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
700 Holly Blvd
Brandon, SD 57005
(605) 582-3214
Grades: 7-8
| 632 students
Rank: #1212.
Tri-valley Junior High School - 03
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
46450 252nd St
Colton, SD 57018
(605) 446-3538
Grades: 7-8
| 145 students
Rank: #1313.
Brandon Valley Intermediate - 07
Math: 63% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
201 West Park St
Brandon, SD 57005
(605) 582-6035
Grades: 5-6
| 664 students
Rank: #1414.
John F. Kennedy Elementary - 57
Math: 67% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4501 S Holbrook Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605) 362-2784
Grades: K-5
| 620 students
Rank: #1515.
Harvey Dunn Elementary - 54
Math: 59% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2400 S Bahnson Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 371-4120
Grades: PK-5
| 745 students
Rank: #1616.
Edison Middle School - 06
Math: 58% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2101 S West Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 367-7643
Grades: 6-8
| 1,047 students
Rank: #1717.
John Harris Elementary - 23
Math: 57% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3501 E 49th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 371-4111
Grades: PK-5
| 688 students
Rank: #1818.
Dell Rapids Middle School - 03
Math: 62% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1216 N Garfield Ave
Dell Rapids, SD 57022
(605) 428-5473
Grades: 5-8
| 282 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Baltic Elementary - 02
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1 Bulldog Ave
Baltic, SD 57003
(605) 529-5464
Grades: PK-5
| 265 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Memorial Middle School - 04
Math: 55% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1401 S Sertoma Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605) 362-2785
Grades: 6-8
| 1,364 students
Rank: #2121.
Oscar Howe Elementary - 58
Math: 58% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2801 Valley View Rd
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605) 362-2752
Grades: K-5
| 579 students
Rank: #2222.
Patrick Henry Middle School - 07
Math: 54% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2200 S 5th Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 367-7639
Grades: 6-8
| 1,118 students
Rank: #2323.
Garretson Middle School - 03
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
505 2nd St
Garretson, SD 57030
(605) 594-3452
Grades: 6-8
| 113 students
Rank: #2424.
West Central High School - 01
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
705 E 2nd
Hartford, SD 57033
(605) 528-6236
Grades: 9-12
| 402 students
Rank: #2525.
New Technology High School - 30
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2205 N Career Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57107
(605) 367-5850
Grades: 9-12
| 343 students
Rank: #2626.
Tri-valley High School - 01
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
46450 252nd St
Colton, SD 57018
(605) 446-3538
Grades: 9-12
| 254 students
Rank: #2727.
Washington High School - 01
Math: 43% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
501 N Sycamore Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57110
(605) 367-7970
Grades: 9-12
| 1,939 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Sequel Transition Academy - 07
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
46560 264th St
Hartford, SD 57033
(605) 528-3799
Grades: 9-12
| 22 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Summit Oaks-residential
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
621 E Presentation Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 367-7647
Grades: K-12
| 17 students
Rank: #3030.
Baltic High School - 01
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1 Bulldog Ave
Baltic, SD 57003
(605) 529-5461
Grades: 9-12
| 139 students
Rank: #31 - 3431. - 34.
Falls Academy - 08
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
46560 264th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57107
(605) 528-3799
Grades: 8-12
| n/a students
Rank: #31 - 3431. - 34.
Structured Teaching - 12
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
201 N West Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 367-7647
Grades: 6-12
| 17 students
Rank: #31 - 3431. - 34.
Success Academy - 39
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
201 N West Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605) 367-4793
Grades: 6-12
| 17 students
Rank: #31 - 3431. - 34.
Summit Oaks-day
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
621 E Presentation Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 367-7647
Grades: K-12
| 14 students
Rank: #3535.
Roosevelt High School - 03
Math: 43% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6600 W 41st St
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605) 362-2860
Grades: 9-12
| 2,353 students
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Minnehaha County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
201 N West Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 367-7647
Grades: 6-8
| 668 students
1101 North Western Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 367-4353
Grades: PK
| n/a students
705 S Roberts Dr
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 367-6180
Grades: K-5
| 19 students
1610 S Lake Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 367-4530
Grades: K-5
| 246 students
6600 W 41st St
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605) 362-2860
Grades: 9-12
| 25 students
501 N Sycamore Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57110
(605) 367-7978
Grades: 9-12
| 21 students
1401 E 26th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 367-6190
Grades: K-5
| 114 students
2511 W Brookings Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 334-1414
Grades: K-5
| 2 students
1610 S Lake Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 367-4530
Grades: K-5
| 222 students
1200 East 3rd St
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 367-4285
Grades: 6-12
| 360 students
1116 S 4th Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 367-4550
Grades: K-5
| 297 students
315 W 27th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 367-4560
Grades: PK-5
| 241 students
2001 East 8th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 367-5200
Grades: PK-8
| n/a students
2001 East 8th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 367-5200
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
2001 E 8th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 367-5200
Grades: 9-12
| 18 students
1401 West 51st St
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 334-1414
Grades: K-12
| 4 students
1401 W 51st St
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 334-1414
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
908 N W Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 367-7900
Grades: K-12
| n/a students

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