Top 10 Best Sioux Falls Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 53 public schools serving 27,427 students in Sioux Falls, SD. Sioux Falls has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Dakota.
The top ranked public schools in Sioux Falls, SD are Challenge Center - 51, Endeavor Elementary - 07 and All City Elementary - 50. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Sioux Falls, SD public schools have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Sioux Falls have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of South Dakota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the South Dakota public school average of 30% (majority American Indian).

Best Sioux Falls, SD Public Schools (2022)

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.
Endeavor Elementary - 07
Math: 76% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
2401 W 95th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 743-2567
Grades: K-5
| 521 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
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: #3 - 43. - 4.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
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: #1111.
Explorer Elementary - 04
Math: 59% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4010 W 82nd St
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 743-2567
Grades: PK-5
| 443 students
Rank: #1212.
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: #1313.
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: #1414.
Harrisburg North Middle School - 08
Math: 53% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2201 W 95th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 743-2567
Grades: 6-8
| 648 students
Rank: #1515.
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: #1616.
Journey Elementary - 05
Math: 54% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6801 S Grange Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 743-2567
Grades: K-5
| 399 students
Rank: #1717.
Horizon Elementary - 09
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5800 S Bahnson Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 743-2567
Grades: K-5
| 205 students
Rank: #1818.
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: #1919.
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: #2020.
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: #21 - 2421. - 24.
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: #21 - 2421. - 24.
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: #21 - 2421. - 24.
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: #21 - 2421. - 24.
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: #2525.
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
Rank: #2626.
Eugene Field A+ Elementary - 16
Math: 47% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
501 S Highland Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 367-6160
Grades: K-5
| 442 students
Rank: #2727.
Lincoln High School - 02
Math: 41% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2900 S Cliff Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 367-7990
Grades: 9-12
| 2,006 students
Rank: #2828.
Discovery Elementary - 26
Math: 49% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1506 S Discovery Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605) 362-3530
Grades: PK-5
| 904 students
Rank: #2929.
Robert Frost Elementary - 18
Math: 43% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3101 S 4th Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 367-6170
Grades: PK-5
| 485 students
Rank: #3030.
Susan B. Anthony Elementary - 66
Math: 42% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 S Dakota Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 367-4560
Grades: K-5
| 536 students
Rank: #3131.
Laura Wilder Elementary - 31
Math: 41% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2300 S Lyndale Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 367-4570
Grades: K-5
| 529 students
Rank: #3232.
Lowell Elementary - 28
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
710 W 18th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 367-8378
Grades: PK-5
| 484 students
Rank: #3333.
Rosa Parks Elementary - 15
Math: 35% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5701 E Red Oak Dr
Sioux Falls, SD 57710
(605) 371-4170
Grades: K-5
| 569 students
Rank: #3434.
Laura B. Anderson Elementary - 10
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 N Wayland Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 367-6130
Grades: PK-5
| 375 students
Rank: #3535.
Whittier Middle School - 08
Math: 25% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
930 E 6th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 367-7620
Grades: 6-8
| 913 students
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota 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
800 N Main
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 764-2706
Grades: n/a
| n/a 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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