Oldest Private Elementary Schools in South Dakota

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The average private elementary school in South Dakota was founded around 1976 (2021).
The oldest private elementary school in South Dakota is Volga Christian School, founded in 1949.
The oldest private elementary schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Oldest Private Elementary Schools in South Dakota (2021)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Volga Christian School
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1949
    Grades: PK-8223 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-12400 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-8305 N 39th St
    Rapid City, SD 57702
    (605) 343-2785

  • Rank: #44.
    Zion Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1957
    Grades: PK-54550 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-5210 E Broadway Ave
    Pierre, SD 57501
    (605) 224-7185

  • Rank: #5-75.-7.
    St. Lambert Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1958
    Grades: NS-61000 S Bahnson Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57103
    (605) 338-7042

  • Rank: #5-75.-7.
    Sioux Falls Christian Schools
    Sioux Falls Christian Schools Photo
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1958
    Grades: NS-126120 S Charger Circle
    Sioux Falls, SD 57108
    (605) 334-1422

  • Rank: #8-98.-9.
    Good Shepherd Lutheran
    Good Shepherd Lutheran Photo
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Founding Date: 1977
    Grades: PK-84800 S Southeastern Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57103
    (605) 371-0047

  • Rank: #8-98.-9.
    St. Pauls Lutheran School
    St. Pauls Lutheran School Photo
    (Other Lutheran)
    Founding Date: 1977
    Grades: PK-8835 E Fairmont Blvd
    Rapid City, SD 57701
    (605) 341-5385

  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Bethesda Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1980
    Grades: K-31537 Baltimore Ave
    Hot Springs, SD 57747
    (605) 745-6676

  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    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-56300 W 41st St
    Sioux Falls, SD 57106
    (605) 361-8002

  • Rank: #1212.
    Rapid City Christian School
    Rapid City Christian School Photo - Girls' Tennis
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1981
    Grades: 6-1223757 Arena Drive
    Rapid City, SD 57702
    (605) 341-3377

  • Rank: #1313.
    Children's House Montessori
    Montessori School
    Founding Date: 1990
    Grades: PK-43520 W Main St
    Rapid City, SD 57702
    (605) 341-0824

  • Rank: #1414.
    Black Hills Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1992
    Grades: NS-12630 South 32nd Street
    Spearfish, SD 57783
    (605) 722-1276

  • Rank: #1515.
    O'Gorman Junior High School
    O'Gorman Junior High School Photo - Front of school
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1998
    Grades: 7-83100 W 41st St
    Sioux Falls, SD 57105
    (605) 988-0546

  • Rank: #1616.
    Abiding Savior Academy and Preschool
    (Other Lutheran)
    Founding Date: 1999
    Grades: PK-64100 S Bahnson Ave
    Sioux Falls, SD 57103
    (605) 371-1876

  • Rank: #1717.
    Bethel Lutheran School
    Bethel Lutheran School Photo
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Founding Date: 2002
    Grades: K-81801 S Valley View Road
    Sioux Falls, SD 57106
    (605) 362-8231

  • Rank: #1818.
    St. Katharine Drexel Elementary School
    St. Katharine Drexel Elementary School Photo - Outside of School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 2008
    Grades: NS-61800 S Katie Ave Ste 2
    Sioux Falls, SD 57106
    (605) 275-6994

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