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The Holy Spirit School Faculty and staff share the conviction that every child can learn and every child can learn to lead a life of service.
We carry out a great mission to serve God by building knowledge and character of our young people.
Visit our school and feel the enthusiasm for our faith and the love of learning!

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked SD School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Students: 354 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,550
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Holy Spirit School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Dakota for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
354 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
Holy Spirit School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
24 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Navy blue pants, white collared shirts, plaid skirts optional for girls)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
non-Catholic tuition rate is $4675
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Jenni Struck

School Notes

  • By teaching the Word of God, we prepare our students to follow a path of virtue and compassion and sacrifice for the rest of their lives. And by insisting on high standards for academic achievement, Holy Spirit School has a competitive, yet friendly and fun-filled learning atmosphere. It takes a family to raise a child.  
  • The Holy Spirit extended family is comprised of pastors, administration, faculty, staff, parents, and volunteers.  Everyone is welcomed! Visit our school and feel the enthusiasm for our faith and the love of learning!

School Reviews

5  
My daughter is in preschool with Mrs. Laycock. The community that Holy Spirit Catholic Schools provides is invaluable; my daughter feels loved by her teachers, caregivers, and friends at Holy Spirit which gives her a solid base to succeed academically. The quality of the education has been outstanding my husband and I are overwhelmingly pleased with how we have seen our daughter blossom since starting at Holy Spirit. She has accomplished far more in the way of learning to read and write than I ever would have expected in preschool there is no doubt she will be exceptionally prepared for kindergarten.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked SD School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Students: 354 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,550
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Sioux Falls, SD is $3,692 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Sioux Falls, SD is 99% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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