Oldest Private Schools in South Dakota

The average private school in South Dakota was founded around 1975 (2021).
The oldest private school in South Dakota is Volga Christian School, founded in 1949. The oldest private schools are listed below.

Oldest Private Schools in South Dakota (2021)

School
Founding Date
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Volga Christian School
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1949
Grades: PK-8
223 E 6th St
Volga, SD 57071
(605) 627-9286
Rank: #22.
Sunshine Bible Academy
Sunshine Bible Academy Photo - Teachers at SBA engage with students in a small classroom setting providing opportunities for individualized attention and instruction that allows for increased academic rigor, and increased student involvement.
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1951
Grades: K-12
400 Sunshine Dr
Miller, SD 57362
(605) 853-3071
Rank: #33.
Rapid City Seventh-day Adventist Elementary School
Rapid City Seventh-day Adventist Elementary School Photo
(Seventh Day Adventist)
Founding Date: 1954
Grades: K-8
305 N 39th St
Rapid City, SD 57702
(605) 343-2785
Rank: #44.
Zion Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1957
Grades: PK-5
4550 S Highway 16
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 342-5749
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
St. Joseph Elementary School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1958
Grades: K-5
210 E Broadway Ave
Pierre, SD 57501
(605) 224-7185
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
St. Lambert Elementary School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1958
Grades: NS-6
1000 S Bahnson Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 338-7042
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Sioux Falls Christian Schools
Sioux Falls Christian Schools Photo
(Christian)
(4)
Founding Date: 1958
Grades: NS-12
6120 S Charger Circle
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 334-1422
Rank: #88.
St. Thomas More High School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1960
Grades: 9-12
300 Fairmont Blvd
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 343-8484
Rank: #99.
O'gorman High School
O'gorman High School Photo - OG offers competitive cheer and competitive dance teams.
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1961
Grades: 9-12
3201 S Kiwanis Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 336-3644
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
Good Shepherd Lutheran
Good Shepherd Lutheran Photo
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
Founding Date: 1977
Grades: PK-8
4800 S Southeastern Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 371-0047
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
St. Pauls Lutheran School
St. Pauls Lutheran School Photo
(Other Lutheran)
Founding Date: 1977
Grades: PK-8
835 E Fairmont Blvd
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 341-5385
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
Sioux Falls Lutheran School
Sioux Falls Lutheran School Photo - SFLS High School Graduation 2021
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1977
Grades: PK-12
6715 South Boe Lane
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 335-1923
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Bethesda Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1980
Grades: K-3
1537 Baltimore Ave
Hot Springs, SD 57747
(605) 745-6676
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Christian Center Elementary School
Christian Center Elementary School Photo - Over 500 people attended the annual Grandparents' Day celebration in October 2007.
(Assembly of God)
Founding Date: 1980
Grades: NS-5
6300 W 41st St
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605) 361-8002
Rank: #1515.
Rapid City Christian School
Rapid City Christian School Photo - Girls' Tennis
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1981
Grades: 6-12
23757 Arena Drive
Rapid City, SD 57702
(605) 341-3377
Rank: #1616.
Children's House Montessori
Montessori School
Founding Date: 1990
Grades: PK-4
3520 W Main St
Rapid City, SD 57702
(605) 341-0824
Rank: #1717.
Black Hills Christian Academy
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1992
Grades: NS-12
630 South 32nd Street
Spearfish, SD 57783
(605) 722-1276
Rank: #1818.
O'Gorman Junior High School
O'Gorman Junior High School Photo - Front of school
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1998
Grades: 7-8
3100 W 41st St
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 988-0546
Rank: #1919.
Abiding Savior Academy and Preschool
(Other Lutheran)
Founding Date: 1999
Grades: PK-6
4100 S Bahnson Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 371-1876
Rank: #2020.
Bethel Lutheran School
Bethel Lutheran School Photo
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
Founding Date: 2002
Grades: K-8
1801 S Valley View Road
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605) 362-8231
Rank: #2121.
St. Katharine Drexel Elementary School
St. Katharine Drexel Elementary School Photo - Outside of School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 2008
Grades: NS-6
1800 S Katie Ave Ste 2
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605) 275-6994

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