Best South Dakota Private Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 89 private schools serving 14,429 students in South Dakota.
The average private school tuition is $3,597 for elementary schools and $6,717 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in South Dakota include St. Francis Indian School, St. Thomas More High School and Zion Lutheran School.
The average acceptance rate is 97% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 23% and the student:teacher ratio is 12:1.
83% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked South Dakota Private Schools by County (2021-22)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
10
1,384
9%
2
321
100%
3
625
100%

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