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  1. #1 Best School Districts in South Dakota.

    Brandon Valley School District

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    School District,

    BRANDON, SD,

    67 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I gave Brandon Valley High School a five-star ranking because I truly believe that it is one of the best high schools in the country. We have led our state in academics the majority of the last few....

    Read 67 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Total Schools: 7,

    Students: 4,464,

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  2. #2 Best School Districts in South Dakota.

    Hill City School District

    School District,

    HILL CITY, SD,

    6 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says Very competitive school in my opinion which I think helped me strive to do better, some people do not do well with that but I think it pushed a lot of the students in my class. It is in a great....

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Schools: 3,

    Students: 463,

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  3. #3 Best School Districts in South Dakota.

    Dakota Valley School District

    School District,

    NORTH SIOUX CITY, SD,

    9 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Dakota Valley is very welcoming environment. We are very fortunate to have such a school to attend each day .They have an amazing community that is always helping out with fundraisers,special events....

    Read 9 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Total Schools: 4,

    Students: 1,381,

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  4. #4 Best School Districts in South Dakota.

    Warner School District

    School District,

    WARNER, SD,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I liked that Warner provided a challenging environment that allowed me to grow academically and learn more problem-solving and time-management skills. Other than occasionally feeling a little overrun....

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Total Schools: 3,

    Students: 312,

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  5. #5 Best School Districts in South Dakota.

    Platte-Geddes School District

    School District,

    PLATTE, SD,

    6 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Platte-Geddes is a small-town school district with a ton of potential. It is a great school that challenges their students to be the best they can be. The teachers are very helpful and friendly, you....

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Total Schools: 5,

    Students: 501,

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  6. #6 Best School Districts in South Dakota.

    Sioux Falls School District

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    School District,

    SIOUX FALLS, SD,

    120 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I love the opportunities offered to explore new and creative things! I would love to see some more interactions through staff members when it comes to school related events..

    Read 120 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Total Schools: 44,

    Students: 25,196,

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  7. #7 Best School Districts in South Dakota.

    Elk Point-Jefferson School District

    School District,

    ELK POINT, SD,

    18 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I am currently a senior at Elk Point-Jefferson School District. I've been attending school for about 7 years, and I am glad I moved here! We don't excel in sports (as much as a private school at....

    Read 18 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Total Schools: 3,

    Students: 684,

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  8. #8 Best School Districts in South Dakota.

    Canistota School District

    School District,

    CANISTOTA, SD,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I have really enjoyed the small class sizes and the teachers willing to help with anything. The one aspect I would like to see changed is the extracurricular focus. This school district is very....

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Total Schools: 3,

    Students: 222,

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  9. #9 Best School Districts in South Dakota.

    Timber Lake School District

    School District,

    TIMBER LAKE, SD,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Timber Lake School is a all around great school. The teachers there are always lending a helping hand and push you to be your best. The students here are very welcoming and often love to see new....

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Total Schools: 3,

    Students: 363,

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  10. #10 Best School Districts in South Dakota.

    Bowdle School District

    School District,

    BOWDLE, SD,

    5 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Works Here says We love our small town school and the benefits of small class sizes and teacher to student ratios. This makes a big difference as students work to achieve success and reach mastery of their core....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Total Schools: 3,

    Students: 117,

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  11. #11 Best School Districts in South Dakota.

    Mitchell School District

    School District,

    MITCHELL, SD,

    11 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Mitchell High School isn't my first choice of all high schools, but what am I saying this is my first full school year here and where I'm going to graduate so I'm making this year smooth as I can for....

    Read 11 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Total Schools: 9,

    Students: 2,755,

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  12. #12 Best School Districts in South Dakota.

    Ethan School District

    School District,

    ETHAN, SD,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 3.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says This school is honestly the best. It's teachers are so great and passionate about their job, and the students are so easy-going and fun to be around. The sports are honestly really good and is....

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Total Schools: 3,

    Students: 287,

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  13. #13 Best School Districts in South Dakota.

    Watertown School District

    School District,

    WATERTOWN, SD,

    37 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My years at Watertown High School has overall been an amazing experience due to the new friendships, clubs, sporting activities, and the teachers. My school has incredible school spirit because so....

    Read 37 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Total Schools: 8,

    Students: 3,916,

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  14. #14 Best School Districts in South Dakota.

    Jones County Schools

    School District,

    MURDO, SD,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I like the sense of community that this school provides and the ability to have one on one sessions with your teachers..

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Total Schools: 3,

    Students: 168,

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  15. #15 Best School Districts in South Dakota.

    Stickney-Corsica School District

    School District,

    CORSICA, SD,

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Total Schools: 3,

    Students: 278,

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  16. #16 Best School Districts in South Dakota.

    Deubrook Area Schools

    School District,

    WHITE, SD,

    9 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Deubrook High School has a lot of meaning to me. I am not the first of my family to be graduating from this amazing school. My grandma was one of the first to graduate from Deubrook High school as a....

    Read 9 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Total Schools: 5,

    Students: 384,

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  17. #17 Best School Districts in South Dakota.

    Hamlin School District

    School District,

    HAYTI, SD,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Hamlin is a wonderful school district. We have awesome personal that can help each and every student. There are only some things that could be critiqued. Better food at lunch, more choices of classes....

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Total Schools: 3,

    Students: 881,

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  18. #18 Best School Districts in South Dakota.

    Dell Rapids School District

    School District,

    DELL RAPIDS, SD,

    13 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says My favorite thing about Dell Rapids High School is how accommodating the faculty has been. I suffer from a severe, debilitating autoimmune disorder known as Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome,....

    Read 13 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Total Schools: 3,

    Students: 991,

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  19. #19 Best School Districts in South Dakota.

    Wall School District

    School District,

    WALL, SD,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says It’s great, for a small school! Bullying isn’t tolerated, there are numerous clubs and extracurriculars, and the staff are kind! Teachers and administration do their best to keep kids on track,....

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Total Schools: 4,

    Students: 283,

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  20. #20 Best School Districts in South Dakota.

    Gettysburg School District

    School District,

    GETTYSBURG, SD,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I like the small community that our school is and how everyone supports each other. One thing I would like to see change is the availability of AP and dual credit courses..

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Total Schools: 3,

    Students: 226,

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  21. #21 Best School Districts in South Dakota.

    Harrisburg School District

    School District,

    HARRISBURG, SD,

    28 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I enjoyed the school's overall environment, and the teacher's are amazing (though it is personal preference). They offer many clubs and activities for extracurriculars. They do a decent job....

    Read 28 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Total Schools: 9,

    Students: 5,195,

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  22. #22 Best School Districts in South Dakota.

    Arlington School District

    School District,

    ARLINGTON, SD,

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Total Schools: 4,

    Students: 275,

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  23. #23 Best School Districts in South Dakota.

    Brookings School District

    School District,

    BROOKINGS, SD,

    41 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at BHS has been unforgettable. I entered as a freshman and immediately became involved in the sport and clubs they offered. The school offers several ways for students to follow their....

    Read 41 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Total Schools: 6,

    Students: 3,413,

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  24. #24 Best School Districts in South Dakota.

    Ipswich Public School District 22-6

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    School District,

    IPSWICH, SD,

    15 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says There’s nowhere else I would rather have my kids enrolled for their K-12 education. Ipswich has amazing, caring teachers and administrators, an athletic program that is second to none, and provides a....

    Read 15 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Total Schools: 6,

    Students: 441,

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  25. #25 Best School Districts in South Dakota.

    Leola School District

    School District,

    LEOLA, SD,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Within the Leola School, the classes range from 7 to 17 which allows teachers to focus on individual students who need help. With our school having a "Nice" system, it rewards students for showing....

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Total Schools: 7,

    Students: 234,

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