Top 10 Best Minnehaha County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 24 private schools serving 4,579 students in Minnehaha County, SD (there are 85 public schools, serving 34,321 public students). 12% of all K-12 students in Minnehaha County, SD are educated in private schools (compared to the SD state average of 9%).
The top ranked private schools in Minnehaha County, SD include O'Gorman Junior High School, St. Mary Elementary and Abiding Savior Academy and Preschool.
The average tuition cost is $4,676, which is higher than the South Dakota private school average tuition cost of $4,212.
75% of private schools in Minnehaha County, SD are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod).

Top Ranked Minnehaha County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Abiding Savior Academy and Preschool
(Other Lutheran)
4100 S Bahnson Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 371-1876
Grades: PK-12
| 294 students
Acton Academy
Acton Academy Photo - Acton Academy Sioux Falls is an innovative, mixed-age learner-driven school serving ages 4-14. We empower young people to be the leaders, micro-entrepreneurs, artists, and creators of tomorrow's economy.
Special Program Emphasis
4426 S Technology Dr
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605) 215-1221
Grades: PK-12
| 20 students
Christ The King Elementary
Christ The King Elementary Photo - Front of the school
(Catholic)
1801 S Lake Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 338-5103
Grades: NS-6
| 151 students
Holy Spirit Elementary
Holy Spirit Elementary Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
4309 S Bahnson Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 371-1481
Grades: NS-6
| 354 students
O'gorman High School
O'gorman High School Photo
(Catholic)
3201 S Kiwanis Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 336-3644
Grades: 9-12
| 788 students
O'Gorman Junior High School
O'Gorman Junior High School Photo
(Catholic)
3100 W 41st St
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 988-0546
Grades: 7-8
| 382 students
St. Mary Catholic School
(Catholic)
812 N State Ave
Dell Rapids, SD 57022
(605) 428-5591
Grades: PK-12
| 220 students
St. Mary Elementary
St. Mary Elementary Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
2000 S 4th Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 334-9881
Grades: PK-6
| 367 students
St. Mary Grade School
(Catholic)
602 E 8th St
Dell Rapids, SD 57022
(605) 428-3459
Grades: PK-12
| 212 students
St. Michael Elementary
St. Michael Elementary Photo - Front of school
(Catholic)
(1)
1610 S Marion Rd
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605) 361-0021
Grades: PK-6
| 287 students
Sioux Falls Lutheran School
Sioux Falls Lutheran School Photo - SFLS High School Graduation 2021
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(4)
6715 South Boe Lane
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 335-1923
Grades: PK-12
| 454 students
The Baan Dek Montessori School
Montessori School
408 W Lotta St Ste 1
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 271-9945
Grades: PK-K
| 79 students
Bethel Lutheran School
Bethel Lutheran School Photo
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
1801 S Valley View Road
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605) 362-8231
Grades: K-8
| 27 students
Children's Home Society Loving School
Special Education School
(1)
801 N. Sycamore Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57110
(605) 965-3130
Grades: PK-8
| 90 students
Christian Center Elementary School
Christian Center Elementary School Photo - Over 500 people attended the annual Grandparents' Day celebration in October 2007.
(Assembly of God)
6300 W 41st St
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605) 361-6300
Grades: NS-5
| 199 students
Cornerstone School
Cornerstone School Photo
(Christian)
(5)
900 E 41st St
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 335-7084
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Dakot Abilities
Special Education School
3600 S. Duluth Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 334-4220
Grades: NS
| 3 students
Education & Integration Services
Special Education School
2000 S Summit Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 335-8956
Grades: 9-12
| 33 students
Empire Baptist High & Academy
(Baptist)
412 S Hawthorne Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 339-2038
Grades: 1-12
| 15 students
Good Shepherd Lutheran
Good Shepherd Lutheran Photo
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
4800 S Southeastern Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 371-0047
Grades: PK-8
| 139 students
Lifescape Childrens Specialty School
Special Education School
2501 W 26th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 444-9500
Grades: PK-12
| 118 students
St. Katharine Drexel Elementary
St. Katharine Drexel Elementary Photo - Front of School
(Catholic)
1800 S Katie Ave Ste 2
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605) 275-6994
Grades: NS-6
| 184 students
St. Lambert Elementary
St. Lambert Elementary Photo - Front of School
(Catholic)
(1)
1000 S Bahnson Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 338-7042
Grades: NS-6
| 157 students
Sioux Falls Adventist School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
7100 E 26th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57110
(605) 333-0197
Grades: 1-8
| 6 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Minnehaha County, South Dakota

Minnehaha County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Faith Christian Academy (Closed 2010)
Alternative School (Baptist)
101 N Sycamore Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57110
(605) 336-1034
Grades: K-12
| 29 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Minnehaha County, SD?
The top ranked private schools in Minnehaha County, SD include O'Gorman Junior High School, St. Mary Elementary and Abiding Savior Academy and Preschool.
How many private schools are located in Minnehaha County, SD?
24 private schools are located in Minnehaha County, SD.
How much do private schools cost in Minnehaha County, SD?
The average tuition cost is $4,676, which is higher than the South Dakota private school average tuition cost of $4,212.
How diverse are private schools in Minnehaha County, SD?
Minnehaha County, SD private schools are approximately 11% minority students, which is lower than the South Dakota private school average of 19%.
What percentage of students in Minnehaha County, SD go to private school?
12% of all K-12 students in Minnehaha County, SD are educated in private schools (compared to the SD state average of 9%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Minnehaha County, SD?
75% of private schools in Minnehaha County, SD are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod).

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