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For the 2021 school year, there are 10 public schools in Spearfish, SD, serving 2,393 students. Spearfish has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Dakota.
Spearfish, SD public schools have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Spearfish have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of South Dakota public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Spearfish, SD are Creekside Elementary - 07, Spearfish High School - 01 and Spearfish Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the South Dakota public school average of 30% (majority American Indian).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is more than the South Dakota public school average of 14:1.

Top Spearfish, SD Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Creekside Elementary - 07 Math: 52% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2325 N Ave
    Spearfish, SD 57783
    (605) 717-1210

    Grades: 3-5 | 612 students
  • Spearfish High School - 01 Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1725 N Main
    Spearfish, SD 57783
    (605) 717-1212

    Grades: 9-12 | 626 students
  • Spearfish Academy At Canyon Hills Elementary - 09 Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2519 Windmill Dr
    Spearfish, SD 57783
    (605) 717-1229

    Grades: K-8 | 10 students
  • Spearfish Middle School - 05 Math: 47% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1600 N Canyon
    Spearfish, SD 57783
    (605) 717-1215

    Grades: 6-8 | 587 students
  • Black Hills Education Connections - 06 Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2910 4th Ave
    Spearfish, SD 57783
    (605) 642-8286

    Grades: 10-12 | 25 students
  • Black Hills Academy At Canyon Hills - 08 Alternative School
    2519 Windmill Dr
    Spearfish, SD 57783
    (605) 347-4467

    Grades: 7-8 | 1 student
  • Black Hills Academy At Canyon Hills High School - 07 Alternative School
    2519 Windmill Dr
    Spearfish, SD 57783
    (605) 347-4467

    Grades: 9-12 | 4 students
  • Mountain View Elementary - 08
    400 E Hudson
    Spearfish, SD 57783
    (605) 717-1209

    Grades: K | 149 students
  • Spearfish Academy At Canyon Hills High School - 10 Alternative School
    2519 Windmill Dr
    Spearfish, SD 57783
    (605) 717-1229

    Grades: 9-12 | 14 students
  • West Elementary - 03
    920 W King St
    Spearfish, SD 57783
    (605) 717-1205

    Grades: 1-2 | 365 students
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