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The Rapid City Seventh-day Adventist School is part of the world-wide Seventh-day Adventist school network.
The Seventh-day Adventist educational system includes elementary and high schools, colleges and universities in countries around the globe.
The Rapid City Seventh-day Adventist School family exists to show children Jesus, nurture their love for Him and others, teach them to think, and empower them to serve.
The Rapid City Seventh-day Adventist School is operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church to provide a spiritually oriented education for children.
A belief in the existence of the Creator God is fundamental in the philosophy of Seventh-day Adventist schools.
We respect His divine authority and recognize His intervention in human affairs.
We believe that true education develops the spiritual, mental, and physical powers of each student; preparing them for the joy of service in this life and for the higher joy of service in the life to come.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked SD School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 21 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $110
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Rapid City Seventh-day Adventist Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Dakota for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1954

Student Body

Total Students
21 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
Rapid City Seventh-day Adventist Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir, General Music

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Outdoor Education

School Notes

  • Thank you for your interest in our educational system. Our school is located in Rapid City, SD near the beautiful Black Hills National Forest. We are a K-8 Christian school associated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church and invite students of all faiths to attend.
  • The Rapid City SDA Elementary School is part of the North American Division which is a system that operates more than one thousand elementary and secondary schools and fifteen colleges and universities.The system itself encompasses the world. The educational program is predicated on the belief that each student is unique and of inestimable value, and on the importance of the development of the whole person. The educational system takes seriously the trust placed upon it to nurture children and youth spiritually and to provide educational excellence.
  • Our school is a two teacher school and adheres strictly to the belief that each child is of utmost importance. Many parents and students have discribed our school as a family because we all work together in the education process.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked SD School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 21 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $110
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in South Dakota is $3,597 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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