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The top ranked public schools in South Dakota state are listed below (2021).
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in South Dakota is 46%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 54%.
The top ranked public schools in South Dakota are Gettysburg Junior High - 03, Big Stone City Middle School - 03 and Cedar Grove Colony Elementary - 14. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Groton, Brandon and Platte.

Top Ranked Public Middle Schools in South Dakota (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Gettysburg Junior High - 03Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 80-89% (Top 1%) Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)Math: 80-89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 7-8100 E King Ave
    GettysburgSD 57442
    (605) 765-2436

  • Rank: #2-42.-4.
    Big Stone City Middle School - 03Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 60-79% (Top 10%) Reading: ≥80% (Top 5%)Math: 60-79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: ≥80% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-8655 Walnut St
    Big Stone CitySD 57216
    (605) 862-8108

  • Rank: #2-42.-4.
    Cedar Grove Colony Elementary - 14Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 60-79% (Top 10%) Reading: ≥80% (Top 5%)Math: 60-79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: ≥80% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-836926 266th St
    PlatteSD 57369
    (605) 337-2468

  • Rank: #2-42.-4.
    Frederick Junior High - 03Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 60-79% (Top 10%) Reading: ≥80% (Top 5%)Math: 60-79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: ≥80% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 7-8202 E Main St
    FrederickSD 57441
    (605) 329-2145

  • Rank: #55.
    Timber Lake Middle School - 03Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 70-74% (Top 5%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 10%)Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 6-8500 Main St
    Timber LakeSD 57656
    (605) 865-3654

  • Rank: #6-116.- 11.
    Faith Junior High - 06Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 60-79% (Top 10%) Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)Math: 60-79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 7-8206 W 5th St
    FaithSD 57626
    (605) 967-2152

  • Rank: #6-116.- 11.
    Leola Middle School - 03Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 60-79% (Top 10%) Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)Math: 60-79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 7-8820 Leola Ave
    LeolaSD 57456
    (605) 439-3477

  • Rank: #6-116.- 11.
    Pease Creek Colony Elementary - 06Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 60-79% (Top 10%) Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)Math: 60-79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)
    Grades: K-828949 377th Ave
    Lake AndesSD 57356
    (605) 487-7601

  • Rank: #6-116.- 11.
    Platte Colony Elementary - 10Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 60-79% (Top 10%) Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)Math: 60-79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)
    Grades: K-835271 270 St
    PlatteSD 57369
    (605) 337-2468

  • Rank: #6-116.- 11.
    Shannon Colony Elementary - 08Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 60-79% (Top 10%) Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)Math: 60-79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)
    Grades: K-843945 235th St.
    WinfredSD 57076
    (605) 772-4443

  • Rank: #6-116.- 11.
    Thunderbird Colony Elementary - 10Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 60-79% (Top 10%) Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)Math: 60-79% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)
    Grades: K-815185 346th Ave
    FaulktonSD 57438
    (605) 598-6266

  • Rank: #1212.
    Southwest Middle School - 38Math: 63% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 63% (Top 20%) Reading: 75% (Top 10%)Math: 63% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 75% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 6-84501 Park Dr
    Rapid CitySD 57702
    (605) 394-6792

  • Rank: #1313.
    Warner Middle School - 03Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 70-74% (Top 5%) Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 6-8110 1st Ave Sw
    WarnerSD 57479
    (605) 225-6194

  • Rank: #1414.
    Elk Point-jefferson Middle School - 03Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 60-64% (Top 20%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 60-64% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 6-8402 S Douglas St
    Elk PointSD 57025
    (605) 356-5901

  • Rank: #1515.
    Vermillion Middle School - 02Math: 60% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 60% (Top 20%) Reading: 76% (Top 10%)Math: 60% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 76% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 6-8422 Princeton St
    VermillionSD 57069
    (605) 677-7025

  • Rank: #1616.
    Brandon Valley Middle School - 02Math: 63% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 63% (Top 20%) Reading: 70% (Top 20%)Math: 63% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 70% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 7-8700 Holly Blvd
    BrandonSD 57005
    (605) 582-3214

  • Rank: #17-1917.- 19.
    Groton Area Middle School - 04Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 55-59% (Top 20%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 55-59% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 6-8406 N 2nd Street
    GrotonSD 57445
    (605) 397-8381

  • Rank: #17-1917.- 19.
    Tri-valley Junior High School - 03Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 55-59% (Top 20%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 55-59% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 7-846450 252nd St
    ColtonSD 57018
    (605) 446-3538

  • Rank: #17-1917.- 19.
    Webster Area Middle School - 02Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 55-59% (Top 20%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 55-59% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 6-8102 East Ninth Ave
    WebsterSD 57274
    (605) 345-4651

  • Rank: #2020.
    Corsica-stickney Junior High - 03Math: 50-59% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 50-59% (Top 30%) Reading: 70-79% (Top 10%)Math: 50-59% (Top 30%)
    Reading: 70-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 7-8120 S Napoleon Ave
    CorsicaSD 57328
    (605) 946-5475

  • Rank: #21-2321.- 23.
    Avon Junior High - 05Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 60-69% (Top 20%) Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)Math: 60-69% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 7-8210 Pine St
    AvonSD 57315
    (605) 286-3291

  • Rank: #21-2321.- 23.
    Ethan Junior High - 03Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 60-69% (Top 20%) Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)Math: 60-69% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 7-8320 S 2nd St
    EthanSD 57334
    (605) 227-4211

  • Rank: #21-2321.- 23.
    Mount Vernon Middle School - 03Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 60-69% (Top 20%) Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)Math: 60-69% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 6-8500 N Main
    Mount VernonSD 57363
    (605) 236-5237

  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25.
    Burke Junior High - 04Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 55-59% (Top 20%) Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)Math: 55-59% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 7-8900 Washington St
    BurkeSD 57523
    (605) 775-2645

  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25.
    Hanson Middle School - 02Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 55-59% (Top 20%) Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)Math: 55-59% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)
    Grades: 6-8230 6th St
    AlexandriaSD 57311
    (605) 239-4387

  • Rank: #2626.
    Holgate Middle School - 02Math: 62% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 62% (Top 20%) Reading: 65% (Top 30%)Math: 62% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 65% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 6-82200 N Dakota St
    AberdeenSD 57401
    (605) 725-7700

  • Rank: #2727.
    Platte - Geddes Junior High - 03Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 50-54% (Top 30%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 50-54% (Top 30%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: 7-8400 Illinois Ave
    PlatteSD 57369
    (605) 337-3391

  • Rank: #2828.
    Wall Middle School - 06Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 60-64% (Top 20%) Reading: 60-64% (Top 30%)Math: 60-64% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 60-64% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 6-8401 S Blvd W
    WallSD 57790
    (605) 279-2156

  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    Harrisburg South Middle School - 03Math: 60% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 60% (Top 20%) Reading: 64% (Top 30%)Math: 60% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 64% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 6-8600 S Cliff Ave
    HarrisburgSD 57032
    (605) 743-2567

  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    Yankton Middle School - 02Math: 56% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 56% (Top 30%) Reading: 65% (Top 30%)Math: 56% (Top 30%)
    Reading: 65% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 6-82000 Mulberry St
    YanktonSD 57078
    (605) 665-2419

  • Rank: #3131.
    Edison Middle School - 06Math: 58% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 58% (Top 20%) Reading: 64% (Top 30%)Math: 58% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 64% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 6-82101 S West Ave
    Sioux FallsSD 57105
    (605) 367-7643

  • Rank: #32-3532.- 35.
    Canistota Middle School - 03Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 50-59% (Top 30%) Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)Math: 50-59% (Top 30%)
    Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 6-8431 4th Ave
    CanistotaSD 57012
    (605) 296-3458

  • Rank: #32-3532.- 35.
    De Smet Middle School - 03Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 50-59% (Top 30%) Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)Math: 50-59% (Top 30%)
    Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 6-8405 3rd St Sw
    De SmetSD 57231
    (605) 854-3423

  • Rank: #32-3532.- 35.
    Montrose Middle School - 03Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 50-59% (Top 30%) Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)Math: 50-59% (Top 30%)
    Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 6-8309 S Church Ave
    MontroseSD 57048
    (605) 363-5025

  • Rank: #32-3532.- 35.
    Sanborn Central Middle School - 02Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 50-59% (Top 30%) Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)Math: 50-59% (Top 30%)
    Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)
    Grades: 6-840405 Sd Hwy 34
    ArtesianSD 57314
    (605) 495-4183

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