Top 10 Best Public Middle Schools in South Dakota (2022)

The top ranked public middle schools in South Dakota state are listed below (2022).
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 middle schools in South Dakota are Gettysburg Middle School - 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 middle schools are Groton, Brandon and Platte.

Top Ranked Public Middle Schools in South Dakota (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Gettysburg Middle School - 03
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
100 E King Ave
Gettysburg, SD 57442
(605) 765-2436
Rank: #2 - 42. - 4.
Big Stone City Middle School - 03
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-79% (Top 10%)
Reading: ≥80% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
655 Walnut St
Big Stone City, SD 57216
(605) 862-8108
Rank: #2 - 42. - 4.
Cedar Grove Colony Elementary - 14
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-79% (Top 10%)
Reading: ≥80% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
36926 266th St
Platte, SD 57369
(605) 337-2468
Rank: #2 - 42. - 4.
Frederick Jr. High - 03
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-79% (Top 10%)
Reading: ≥80% (Top 5%)
Grades: 7-8
202 E Main St
Frederick, SD 57441
(605) 329-2145
Rank: #55.
Timber Lake Middle School - 03
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
500 Main St
Timber Lake, SD 57656
(605) 865-3654
Rank: #6 - 106. - 10.
Faith Jr. High - 06
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60-79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)
Grades: 7-8
206 W 5th St
Faith, SD 57626
(605) 967-2152
Rank: #6 - 106. - 10.
Leola Jr. High - 03
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60-79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
820 Leola Ave
Leola, SD 57456
(605) 439-3477
Rank: #6 - 106. - 10.
Platte Colony Elementary - 10
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60-79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-8
35271 270 St
Platte, SD 57369
(605) 337-3391
Rank: #6 - 106. - 10.
Shannon Colony Elementary - 08
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60-79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-8
43945 235th St.
Winfred, SD 57076
(605) 772-4443
Rank: #6 - 106. - 10.
Thunderbird Colony Elementary - 10
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60-79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 60-79% (Top 20%)
Grades: K-8
15185 346th Ave
Faulkton, SD 57438
(605) 598-6266
Rank: #1111.
Southwest Middle School - 38
Math: 63% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 63% (Top 20%)
Reading: 75% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
4501 Park Dr
Rapid City, SD 57702
(605) 394-6792
Rank: #1212.
Warner Middle School - 03
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
110 1st Ave Sw
Warner, SD 57479
(605) 225-6194
Rank: #1313.
Elk Point-jefferson Middle School - 03
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60-64% (Top 20%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
402 S Douglas St
Elk Point, SD 57025
(605) 356-5901
Rank: #1414.
Vermillion Middle School - 02
Math: 60% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 60% (Top 20%)
Reading: 76% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
422 Princeton St
Vermillion, SD 57069
(605) 677-7025
Rank: #1515.
Brandon Valley Middle School - 02
Math: 63% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 63% (Top 20%)
Reading: 70% (Top 20%)
Grades: 7-8
700 Holly Blvd
Brandon, SD 57005
(605) 582-3214
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
Groton Area Middle School - 04
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
502 N 2nd St
Groton, SD 57445
(605) 397-8381
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
Tri-valley Jr. High School - 03
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Grades: 7-8
46450 252nd St
Colton, SD 57018
(605) 446-3538
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
Webster Area Middle School - 02
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
102 E Ninth Ave
Webster, SD 57274
(605) 345-4651
Rank: #1919.
Corsica-stickney Jr. High - 03
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 50-59% (Top 30%)
Reading: 70-79% (Top 10%)
Grades: 7-8
120 S Napoleon Ave
Corsica, SD 57328
(605) 946-5475
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Avon Jr. High - 05
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 60-69% (Top 20%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)
Grades: 7-8
210 Pine St
Avon, SD 57315
(605) 286-3291
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Ethan Jr. High - 03
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 60-69% (Top 20%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)
Grades: 7-8
320 S 2nd St
Ethan, SD 57334
(605) 227-4211
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Mount Vernon Middle School - 03
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 60-69% (Top 20%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)
Grades: 6-8
500 N Main
Mount Vernon, SD 57363
(605) 236-5237
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Burke Middle School - 04
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
900 Washington St
Burke, SD 57523
(605) 775-2645
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Hanson Middle School - 02
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
230 6th St
Alexandria, SD 57311
(605) 239-4387
Rank: #2525.
Holgate Middle School - 02
Math: 62% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 62% (Top 20%)
Reading: 65% (Top 30%)
Grades: 6-8
2200 N Dakota St
Aberdeen, SD 57401
(605) 725-7700
Rank: #2626.
Platte - Geddes Jr. High - 03
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 50-54% (Top 30%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
Grades: 6-8
400 Illinois Ave
Platte, SD 57369
(605) 337-3391
Rank: #2727.
Wall Middle School - 06
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 60-64% (Top 20%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 30%)
Grades: 6-8
401 S Blvd W
Wall, SD 57790
(605) 279-2156
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Harrisburg South Middle School - 03
Math: 60% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 60% (Top 20%)
Reading: 64% (Top 30%)
Grades: 6-8
600 S Cliff Ave
Harrisburg, SD 57032
(605) 743-2567
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Yankton Middle School - 02
Math: 56% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 56% (Top 30%)
Reading: 65% (Top 30%)
Grades: 6-8
2000 Mulberry St
Yankton, SD 57078
(605) 665-2419
Rank: #3030.
Edison Middle School - 06
Math: 58% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 58% (Top 20%)
Reading: 64% (Top 30%)
Grades: 6-8
2101 S West Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 367-7643
Rank: #31 - 3431. - 34.
Canistota Middle School - 03
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 50-59% (Top 30%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)
Grades: 6-8
431 4th Ave
Canistota, SD 57012
(605) 296-3458
Rank: #31 - 3431. - 34.
De Smet Middle School - 03
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 50-59% (Top 30%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)
Grades: 6-8
405 3rd St Sw
De Smet, SD 57231
(605) 854-3423
Rank: #31 - 3431. - 34.
Montrose Middle School - 03
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 50-59% (Top 30%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)
Grades: 6-8
309 S Church Ave
Montrose, SD 57048
(605) 363-5025
Rank: #31 - 3431. - 34.
Sanborn Central Middle School - 02
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 50-59% (Top 30%)
Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)
Grades: 6-8
40405 Sd Hwy 34
Artesian, SD 57314
(605) 495-4183
Rank: #3535.
Ipswich Middle School - 04
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 50-54% (Top 30%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)
Grades: 6-8
510 2nd Ave
Ipswich, SD 57451
(605) 426-6571
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