Top 10 Best Rapid City Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 25 public schools serving 13,760 students in Rapid City, SD. Rapid City has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Dakota.
The top ranked public schools in Rapid City, SD are Pinedale Elementary - 11, Corral Drive Elementary - 21 and Stevens High School - 42. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Rapid City, SD public schools have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Rapid City have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of South Dakota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the South Dakota public school average of 30% (majority American Indian).

Best Rapid City, SD Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pinedale Elementary - 11
Math: 74% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4901 W Chicago St
Rapid City, SD 57702
(605) 394-1805
Grades: K-5
| 416 students
Rank: #22.
Corral Drive Elementary - 21
Math: 72% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
4503 Park Dr
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-6789
Grades: K-5
| 470 students
Rank: #33.
Stevens High School - 42
Math: 61% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4215 Raider Rd
Rapid City, SD 57702
(605) 394-4051
Grades: 9-12
| 1,626 students
Rank: #44.
Southwest Middle School - 38
Math: 63% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4501 Park Dr
Rapid City, SD 57702
(605) 394-6792
Grades: 6-8
| 660 students
Rank: #55.
Meadowbrook Elementary - 10
Math: 64% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3125 W Flormann St
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-1821
Grades: K-5
| 545 students
Rank: #66.
South Canyon Elementary - 15
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
218 Nordbye Ln
Rapid City, SD 57702
(605) 394-1801
Grades: K-5
| 285 students
Rank: #77.
West Middle School - 37
Math: 52% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1003 Soo San Dr
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-4033
Grades: 6-8
| 656 students
Rank: #88.
Central High School - 41
Math: 40% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
433 Mt Rushmore Rd
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-4023
Grades: 9-12
| 1,853 students
Rank: #99.
Grandview Elementary - 06
Math: 48% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3301 Grandview Dr
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-1829
Grades: K-5
| 472 students
Rank: #1010.
Woodrow Wilson Elementary - 17
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
827 Franklin St
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-1837
Grades: K-5
| 353 students
Rank: #1111.
Rapid Valley Elementary - 12
Math: 40% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2601 Covington St
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 393-2221
Grades: PK-5
| 562 students
Rank: #1212.
Valley View Elementary - 13
Math: 42% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4840 Homestead St
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 393-2812
Grades: K-5
| 619 students
Rank: #1313.
Black Hawk Elementary - 03
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7108 Seeaire St
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 787-6701
Grades: K-5
| 394 students
Rank: #1414.
South Park Elementary - 16
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
207 E Flormann St
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-1833
Grades: K-5
| 303 students
Rank: #1515.
Canyon Lake Elementary - 04
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1500 Evergreen Dr
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-1817
Grades: PK-5
| 414 students
Rank: #1616.
East Middle School - 30
Math: 36% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(4)
4860 Homestead St
Rapid City, SD 57702
(605) 394-4092
Grades: 6-8
| 674 students
Rank: #1717.
Robbinsdale Elementary - 14
Math: 36% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
424 E Indiana St
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-1825
Grades: PK-5
| 505 students
Rank: #1818.
South Middle School - 36
Math: 20% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2 Indiana St
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-4024
Grades: 6-8
| 672 students
Rank: #1919.
General Beadle Elementary - 01
Math: 21% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
10 Van Buren St
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-1841
Grades: PK-5
| 520 students
Rank: #2020.
Horace Mann Elementary - 07
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
902 Anamosa St
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-1847
Grades: K-5
| 322 students
Rank: #2121.
Knollwood Heights Elementary - 08
Math: 20% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1701 Downing St
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-1851
Grades: K-5
| 451 students
Rank: #2222.
North Middle School - 35
Math: 18% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1501 N Maple St
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-4042
Grades: 6-8
| 573 students
Rank: #2323.
Rapid City High School - 45
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Columbus St
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-4048
Grades: 9-12
| 380 students
Jefferson Building - 64
Special Education School
21 St Joseph St
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-1813
Grades: PK-12
| 2 students
Lincoln Building - 44
Special Education School
851 West St
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-1813
Grades: 12
| 33 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Rapid City, South Dakota

Rapid City, South Dakota Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1315 Quincy St
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-3553
Grades: 9-10
| 59 students
21 St Joseph St
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-4048
Grades: 9-12
| 62 students
730 East Watertown
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-6718
Grades: 9-12
| 11 students
Kibben-kuster - 52 (Closed 2014)
Special Education School
3302 West St Cloud St
Rapid City, SD 57702
(605) 394-1813
Grades: PK-12
| 37 students
21 St Joseph Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-4048
Grades: 6-12
| 1 students

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