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  • The top ranked public schools in South Dakota state are listed below (2018-19).
  • Overall school rank is based on a school's combined Math and Reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • The top ranked public school in South Dakota is Challenge Center - 51.

Top Ranked Public Schools in South Dakota (2018-19)

  • School Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Sioux Falls1.
    Challenge Center - 51
    Math: GE95% (Top 1%) Reading: GE95% (Top 1%)Math: GE95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: GE95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-52421 W 15th St
    Sioux FallsSD 57104
    (605)367-6180

  • Herreid2.Math: GE80% (Top 1%) Reading: GE80% (Top 1%)Math: GE80% (Top 1%)
    Reading: GE80% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-5302 Main St N
    HerreidSD 57632
    (605)437-2263

  • Wall3.
    Wall Elementary - 02
    Math: 70-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)Math: 70-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-5401 S Blvd W
    WallSD 57790
    (605)279-2156

  • Warner4.-5.Math: 80-84% (Top 1%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-5110 1st Ave Sw
    WarnerSD 57479
    (605)225-6194

  • Brandon4.-5.Math: 80-84% (Top 1%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-42001 S Sioux Blvd
    BrandonSD 57005
    (605)582-8010

  • Webster6.Math: 75-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-5102 East Ninth Ave
    WebsterSD 57274
    (605)345-4651

  • Howard7.-12.Math: 70-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)Math: 70-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 7-8500 N Section Line
    HowardSD 57349
    (605)772-5515

  • Armour7.-12.Math: 70-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)Math: 70-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-8905 Dobson
    ArmourSD 57313
    (605)724-2698

  • Frederick7.-12.Math: 70-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)Math: 70-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-6202 E Main St
    FrederickSD 57441
    (605)329-2145

  • Hayti7.-12.Math: 70-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)Math: 70-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-1244577 188th St
    HaytiSD 57241
    (605)783-3644

  • Sioux Falls7.-12.Math: 70-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)Math: 70-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-52511 W Brookings St
    Sioux FallsSD 57104
    (605)367-6120

  • Onida7.-12.Math: 60-79% (Top 5%) Reading: GE80% (Top 1%)Math: 60-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: GE80% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12500 8th St
    OnidaSD 57564
    (605)258-2617

  • Elk Point13.Math: 60-69% (Top 10%) Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)Math: 60-69% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12402 S Douglas St
    Elk PointSD 57025
    (605)356-5901

  • Warner14.-15.Math: GE80% (Top 1%) Reading: 60-79% (Top 10%)Math: GE80% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 60-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 9-12110 1st Ave Sw
    WarnerSD 57479
    (605)225-6194

  • Watertown14.-15.Math: 68% (Top 10%) Reading: 75% (Top 5%)Math: 68% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-61100 13th St Ne
    WatertownSD 57201
    (605)882-6340

  • Faulkton16.-17.Math: 70-74% (Top 5%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-61114 Court St
    FaulktonSD 57438
    (605)598-6266

  • Sioux Falls16.-17.
    Spanish Immersion Elementary - 65Vocational School
    Math: 70-74% (Top 5%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: K-5201 E 38th St
    Sioux FallsSD 57105
    (605)367-7900

  • Sioux Falls18.Math: 71% (Top 5%) Reading: 74% (Top 10%)Math: 71% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: K-52401 W 95th St
    Sioux FallsSD 57108
    (605)743-2567

  • Artesian19.Math: 60-69% (Top 10%) Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)Math: 60-69% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-540405 Sd Hwy 34
    ArtesianSD 57314
    (605)495-4183

  • Big Stone City20.-27.Math: 60-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 60-79% (Top 10%)Math: 60-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 60-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-5655 Walnut St
    Big Stone CitySD 57216
    (605)862-8108

  • Big Stone City20.-27.Math: 60-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 60-79% (Top 10%)Math: 60-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 60-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 6-8655 Walnut St
    Big Stone CitySD 57216
    (605)862-8108

  • Springfield20.-27.Math: 60-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 60-79% (Top 10%)Math: 60-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 60-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: K-51008 Walnut
    SpringfieldSD 57062
    (605)369-2282

  • Tabor20.-27.
    Tabor Elementary - 05
    Math: 60-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 60-79% (Top 10%)Math: 60-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 60-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: K-5227 N Lidice
    TaborSD 57063
    (605)463-2271

  • Doland20.-27.Math: 60-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 60-79% (Top 10%)Math: 60-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 60-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: K-818248 Hillside Ln
    DolandSD 57436
    (605)635-5302

  • Ipswich20.-27.Math: 60-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 60-79% (Top 10%)Math: 60-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 60-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 9-12510 2nd Ave
    IpswichSD 57451
    (605)426-6571

  • Lake Andes20.-27.Math: 60-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 60-79% (Top 10%)Math: 60-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 60-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-8Township Howard N
    Lake AndesSD 57356
    (605)487-7655

  • Frederick20.-27.Math: 60-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 60-79% (Top 10%)Math: 60-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 60-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 7-8202 E Main St
    FrederickSD 57441
    (605)329-2145

  • Burke28.-29.
    Burke Elementary - 02
    Math: 65-69% (Top 10%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 65-69% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-6933 Lincoln St
    BurkeSD 57523
    (605)775-2246

  • Dell Rapids28.-29.Math: 65-69% (Top 10%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 65-69% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: K-4309 W 15th St
    Dell RapidsSD 57022
    (605)428-5473

  • Brandon30.Math: 59% (Top 20%) Reading: 77% (Top 5%)Math: 59% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12301 S Splitrock Blvd
    BrandonSD 57005
    (605)582-3211

  • Castlewood31.-33.Math: 75-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)
    Grades: PK-6310 E Harry St
    CastlewoodSD 57223
    (605)793-2497

  • Ethan31.-33.
    Ethan Elementary - 02
    Math: 75-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)
    Grades: PK-6320 S 2nd St
    EthanSD 57334
    (605)227-4211

  • Stickney31.-33.Math: 75-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)
    Grades: PK-6506 Main St
    StickneySD 57375
    (605)732-4221

  • Belle Fourche34.-35.Math: 55-59% (Top 20%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 55-59% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-121301 12th Ave
    Belle FourcheSD 57717
    (605)723-3350

  • Rapid City34.-35.Math: 64% (Top 10%) Reading: 74% (Top 10%)Math: 64% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 6-84501 Park Dr
    Rapid CitySD 57701
    (605)394-6792

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