Top 10 Best Yankton County Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 3,197 students in Yankton County, SD. Yankton County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Dakota.
The top ranked public schools in Yankton County, SD are Stewart Elementary - 05, Lincoln Elementary - 04 and Yankton Middle School - 02. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Yankton County, SD public schools have an average math proficiency score of 51% (versus the South Dakota public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Yankton County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of South Dakota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the South Dakota public school average of 30% (majority American Indian).

Top Yankton County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Stewart Elementary - 05 Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    208 W 21st St
    Yankton, SD 57078
    (605) 665-5765

    Grades: K-5 | 273 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Lincoln Elementary - 04 Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    815 Locust St
    Yankton, SD 57078
    (605) 665-7392

    Grades: K-5 | 360 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Yankton Middle School - 02 Math: 54% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2000 Mulberry St
    Yankton, SD 57078
    (605) 665-2419

    Grades: 6-8 | 635 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Yankton High School - 01 Math: 48% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1801 Summit St
    Yankton, SD 57078
    (605) 665-2073

    Grades: 9-12 | 867 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Jamesville Colony Elementary - 03 Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    43582 Ne Jim River Rd
    Menno, SD 57045
    (605) 387-5161

    Grades: K-8 | 16 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Beadle Elementary - 03 Math: 49% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1214 Mulberry St
    Yankton, SD 57078
    (605) 665-2282

    Grades: K-5 | 392 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Webster Elementary - 06 Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    317 E 7th St
    Yankton, SD 57078
    (605) 665-2484

    Grades: PK-5 | 347 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Gayville-volin Junior High - 03 Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    100 Kingsbury St
    Gayville, SD 57031
    (605) 267-4476

    Grades: 7-8 | 41 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Gayville-volin High School - 01 Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    100 Kingsbury St
    Gayville, SD 57031
    (605) 267-4476

    Grades: 9-12 | 93 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Gayville-volin Elementary - 02 Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    100 Kingsbury St
    Gayville, SD 57031
    (605) 267-4476

    Grades: PK-6 | 173 students
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