Our Lady of Lourdes School is located in Porcupine, South Dakota, on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
We are a Kindergarten through Eighth Grade school with about 150 students.
We are a part of the Red Cloud Indian School System, and have served the Lakota people in Porcupine since 1931.
Our Lady of Lourdes Elementary School provides a comprehensive, challenging, and relevant curriculum for each student that fulfills our mission and philosophy.
Our curriculum enables students to effectively progress in their academic potential, to achieve Red Cloud's curriculum standards, and to be prepared for success at the high school level.
The mission of our Lady of Lourdes School is to provide an excellent holistic education in partnership with the parents and community according to Christian and Lakota values.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 143 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

Our Lady Of Lourdes Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Dakota for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
143 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Our Lady Of Lourdes Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Our Lady of Lourdes School is located in Porcupine, South Dakota, on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. We are a Kindergarten through Eighth Grade school with about 150 students. We are a part of the Red Cloud Indian School System, and have served the Lakota people in Porcupine since 1931. Our Lady of Lourdes Elementary School provides a comprehensive, challenging, and relevant curriculum for each student that fulfills our mission and philosophy. Our curriculum enables students to effectively progress in their academic potential, to achieve Red Cloud's curriculum standards, and to be prepared for success at the high school level. The mission of our Lady of Lourdes School is to provide an excellent holistic education in partnership with the parents and community according to Christian and Lakota values.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The application deadline for Our Lady Of Lourdes Elementary School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 143 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in South Dakota is $3,735 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in South Dakota is 97% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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