Top 10 Best South Dakota Online Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 16 online public schools serving 3,146 students in South Dakota.
South Dakota online public schools have an average math proficiency score of 16% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 43%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 52% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the South Dakota public school average of 31% (majority American Indian).
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Best South Dakota Online Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Chester Area Cyber School - 92
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
500 5th St
Chester, SD 57016
(605) 489-2411
Grades: 9-12
| 102 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Wessington Springs High School Cyber School - 92
Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
302 Dakota Ave N
Wessington Springs, SD 57382
(605) 539-9391
Grades: 9-12
| 74 students
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
High Plains - 06
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
500 5th St
Chester, SD 57016
(605) 489-2411
Grades: 9-12
| 62 students
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Isucceed - 92
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
221 3rd St
Mellette, SD 57461
(605) 887-3467
Grades: 9-12
| 34 students
Rank: #3 - 53. - 5.
Oglala Lakota County Virtual High School - 92
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
14 New Wolf Creek Rd
Batesland, SD 57716
(605) 455-6702
Grades: 9-12
| 91 students
Rank: #66.
Flandreau Middle School - 03
Math: 33% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
700 W Community Dr
Flandreau, SD 57028
(605) 997-2705
Grades: 5-8
| 204 students
Rank: #77.
Flandreau Elementary - 04
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
500 W Community Dr
Flandreau, SD 57028
(605) 997-2780
Grades: K-4
| 269 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Batesland School - 01
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
206 School St
Batesland, SD 57716
(605) 454-4210
Grades: PK-8
| 150 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Red Shirt School - 04
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
38 Tatanka Nunpa
Batesland, SD 57716
(605) 255-4859
Grades: PK-8
| 113 students
Rank: #1010.
Rockyford School - 03
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
14 Bia 33
Porcupine, SD 57772
(605) 455-2438
Grades: PK-8
| 389 students
Rank: #1111.
Wolf Creek School - 02
Math: ≤1% | Reading: 4%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
E Hwy 18
Pine Ridge, SD 57770
(605) 867-5174
Grades: PK-8
| 645 students
Rank: n/an/a
25300 Bia #4
Parmelee, SD 57566
(605) 856-3553
Grades: K-8
| 159 students
Rank: n/an/a
Teachwell Middle School - 04
Alternative School
824 E 14th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 367-7680
Grades: 6-8
| 12 students
Rank: n/an/a
Todd County Achievement Middle School - 18
Alternative School
181 W Denver St
Mission, SD 57555
(605) 856-3544
Grades: 6-8
| 8 students
Rank: n/an/a
27011 Us Highway 83
Mission, SD 57555
(605) 856-3506
Grades: K-5
| 486 students
Rank: n/an/a
27000 Us Hwy 83
Mission, SD 57555
(605) 856-3504
Grades: 6-8
| 348 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many online public schools are offered in South Dakota?
16 online public schools are available for South Dakota students.
What is the racial composition of online public schools students in South Dakota?
South Dakota online public schools minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the South Dakota public schools average of 31% (majority American Indian).

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