Top 10 Best Public Preschools in South Dakota (2021)

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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 Canistota Elementary - 02, Hanson Elementary - 06 and Arlington Elementary - 02. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Groton, Brandon and Platte.

Top Ranked Public Preschools in South Dakota (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Canistota Elementary - 02Math: ≥90% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: ≥90% (Top 1%) Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 80-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-5431 4th Ave
    CanistotaSD 57012
    (605) 296-3458

  • Rank: #22.
    Hanson Elementary - 06Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 70-74% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-5230 6th St
    AlexandriaSD 57311
    (605) 239-4387

  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Arlington Elementary - 02Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 10%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-6306 S Main St
    ArlingtonSD 57212
    (605) 983-5741

  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Webster Area Elementary - 03Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 10%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-5102 East Ninth Ave
    WebsterSD 57274
    (605) 345-4651

  • Rank: #55.
    Kimball Elementary - 02Math: 80-89% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-89% (Top 1%) Reading: 70-79% (Top 10%)Math: 80-89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 70-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-4300 S East St
    KimballSD 57355
    (605) 778-6231

  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Ipswich Elementary - 02Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 70-74% (Top 5%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-5510 2nd Ave
    IpswichSD 57451
    (605) 426-6832

  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Parkston Elementary - 02Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 70-74% (Top 5%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-6102c S Chapman Dr
    ParkstonSD 57366
    (605) 928-3368

  • Rank: #88.
    Brandon Elementary - 03Math: 70% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 70% (Top 5%) Reading: 73% (Top 10%)Math: 70% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 73% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-4501 Holly Blvd
    BrandonSD 57005
    (605) 582-6315

  • Rank: #9-119.- 11.
    Bridgewater-emery Elementary - 02Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 65-69% (Top 10%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 65-69% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-5510 N Main St
    BridgewaterSD 57319
    (605) 729-2541

  • Rank: #9-119.- 11.
    Corsica-stickney Elementary - 02Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 65-69% (Top 10%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 65-69% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-6506 Main St
    StickneySD 57375
    (605) 732-4221

  • Rank: #9-119.- 11.
    Faulkton Elementary - 02Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 65-69% (Top 10%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 65-69% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-61114 Court St
    FaulktonSD 57438
    (605) 598-6266

  • Rank: #1212.
    Groton Area Elementary - 02Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 60-64% (Top 20%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 10%)Math: 60-64% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-5810 N 1st St
    GrotonSD 57445
    (605) 397-2317

  • Rank: #1313.
    Sonia Sotomayor Elementary - 65Vocational School
    Math: 77% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 77% (Top 5%) Reading: 68% (Top 20%)Math: 77% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 68% (Top 20%)
    Grades: PK-51510 S Lake Ave
    Sioux FallsSD 57105
    (605) 367-4655

  • Rank: #1414.
    Ethan Elementary - 02Math: 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: PK-6320 S 2nd St
    EthanSD 57334
    (605) 227-4211

  • Rank: #1515.
    Rf Pettigrew Elementary - 17Math: 64% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 64% (Top 20%) Reading: 71% (Top 20%)Math: 64% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 71% (Top 20%)
    Grades: PK-57900 W 53rd St
    Sioux FallsSD 57106
    (605) 362-3560

  • Rank: #1616.
    Presho Elementary - 03Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Math: 70-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)Math: 70-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 60-69% (Top 30%)
    Grades: PK-5201 S Birch Ave
    PreshoSD 57568
    (605) 895-2662

  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    Castlewood Elementary - 02Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 65-69% (Top 10%) Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)Math: 65-69% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)
    Grades: PK-6310 E Harry St
    CastlewoodSD 57223
    (605) 793-2497

  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    Highmore Elementary - 02Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 65-69% (Top 10%) Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)Math: 65-69% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)
    Grades: PK-6415 Iowa Ave S
    HighmoreSD 57345
    (605) 852-2276

  • Rank: #1919.
    Marion Elementary - 02Math: 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: PK-5100 S Cedar
    MarionSD 57043
    (605) 648-3615

  • Rank: #2020.
    Lake Preston Elementary - 02Math: 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: PK-6300 1st St Ne
    Lake PrestonSD 57249
    (605) 847-4464

  • Rank: #21-2221.- 22.
    Chester Elementary -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: PK-5102 2nd Ave
    ChesterSD 57016
    (605) 489-2411

  • Rank: #21-2221.- 22.
    Deubrook Elementary - 03Math: 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: PK-6695 Palisades Ave
    TorontoSD 57268
    (605) 794-1152

  • Rank: #2323.
    Lennox Elementary - 02Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 65-69% (Top 10%) Reading: 60-64% (Top 30%)Math: 65-69% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 60-64% (Top 30%)
    Grades: PK-4305 W Fifth Ave
    LennoxSD 57039
    (605) 647-2203

  • Rank: #2424.
    Liberty Elementary - 02Math: 64% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 64% (Top 20%) Reading: 64% (Top 30%)Math: 64% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 64% (Top 30%)
    Grades: PK-5200 Willow St
    HarrisburgSD 57032
    (605) 743-2567

  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Hill City Elementary - 02Math: 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: PK-5341 Main St
    Hill CitySD 57745
    (605) 574-3015

  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary - 02Math: 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: PK-5407 Ingalls Ave Sw
    De SmetSD 57231
    (605) 854-3963

  • Rank: #2727.
    Menno Elementary - 02Math: 70-79% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 70-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 50-59% (Top 50%)Math: 70-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 50-59% (Top 50%)
    Grades: PK-5410 S 5th St
    MennoSD 57045
    (605) 387-5161

  • Rank: #2828.
    Harvey Dunn Elementary - 54Math: 59% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 59% (Top 20%) Reading: 64% (Top 30%)Math: 59% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 64% (Top 30%)
    Grades: PK-52400 S Bahnson Ave
    Sioux FallsSD 57103
    (605) 371-4120

  • Rank: #29-3229.- 32.
    Eureka Elementary - 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: PK-5805 10th St
    EurekaSD 57437
    (605) 284-2875

  • Rank: #29-3229.- 32.
    Hoven Elementary - 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: PK-6551 S Main St
    HovenSD 57450
    (605) 948-2252

  • Rank: #29-3229.- 32.
    Montrose Elementary - 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: PK-5309 S Church Ave
    MontroseSD 57048
    (605) 363-5025

  • Rank: #29-3229.- 32.
    Sanborn Central Elementary - 06Math: 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: PK-540405 Sd Hwy 34
    ArtesianSD 57314
    (605) 495-4183

  • Rank: #3333.
    John Harris Elementary - 23Math: 57% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 57% (Top 20%) Reading: 64% (Top 30%)Math: 57% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 64% (Top 30%)
    Grades: PK-53501 E 49th St
    Sioux FallsSD 57103
    (605) 371-4111

  • Rank: #3434.
    Explorer Elementary - 04Math: 59% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 59% (Top 20%) Reading: 63% (Top 30%)Math: 59% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 63% (Top 30%)
    Grades: PK-54010 W 82nd St
    Sioux FallsSD 57108
    (605) 743-2567

  • Rank: #3535.
    Baltic Elementary - 02Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Math: 60-64% (Top 20%) Reading: 55-59% (Top 50%)Math: 60-64% (Top 20%)
    Reading: 55-59% (Top 50%)
    Grades: PK-51 Bulldog Ave
    BalticSD 57003
    (605) 529-5464

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