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South Dakota

  • Districts
    163
  • Students
    131,372
  • Teachers
    8,416

South Dakota serves 131,372 students across 163 districts. Its teachers have had 4,634 projects funded on DonorsChoose, representing $2.5 million in funds.

  • Contact South Dakota Department of Education Contact data is sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) annual survey process, so apologies if it's out of date!

  • (605) 773-3134
  • 800 Governors Dr
  • Pierre, SD 57501-2235
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South Dakota School Spending

South Dakota spent a total of $1.4 billion in the 2016-17 school year school year on education. 59.1% of that was on instruction, 35.3% on support services, and 5.6% on other costs.

South Dakota spent a total of $10,767 per pupil in the 2016-17 school year school year on education. 59.1% of that was on instruction, 35.3% on support services, and 5.6% on other costs.

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

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South Dakota Department of Education school support on DonorsChoose Last updated Nov 30, 2021

DonorsChoose makes it easy for anyone to help a teacher in need, moving us closer to a nation where students in every community have the tools and experiences they need for a great education.

$2.5 million
raised using DonorsChoose
4,634
projects funded
1,816
teachers funded
14,067
donors
179
projects for basic supplies
431
projects for technology
709
projects for books
148
projects for art supplies

South Dakota Department of Education has received support from 14,067 individuals from South Dakota and 7,394 individuals out-of-state.

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South Dakota Districts

Aberdeen School District 6 - 1 Agar-Blunt-Onida School District 58-3 Alcester Hudson School 61 - 1 Andes Central School District 11 - 1 Arlington School District 38 - 1 Armour School District 21 - 1 Avon School District 4 - 1 Baltic School District 49 - 1 Belle Fourche School District 9 - 1 Bennett County School District 3 - 1 Beresford School District 61 - 2 Big Stone City School District 25 - 1 Bison School District 52 - 1 Bon Homme School District 4 - 2 Bowdle School District 22 - 1 Brandon Valley School District 49 - 2 Bridgewater-Emery Sd 30-3 Britton-hecla SD 45-4 Brookings School District 5 - 1 Burke School District 26 - 2 Canistota School District 43 - 1 Canton School District 41 - 1 Carthage School District 48-2 Castlewood School District 28 - 1 Centerville School District 60 - 1 Chamberlain School District 7 - 1 Chester Area School District 39 - 1 Clark School District 12 - 2 Colman-egan Sch District 50-5 Colome Consolidated School District 59 - 3 Conde School District 56-1 Corsica - Stickney Public Schools Custer School District 16 - 1 Dakota Valley School District 61 - 8 De Smet School District 38 - 2 Dell Rapids School District 49 - 3 Deubrook Area School District 5 - 6 Deuel School District 19 - 4 Doland School District 56 - 2 Douglas School District 51 - 1 Dupree School District 64 - 2 Eagle Butte School District 20 - 1 East Central Multi District Edgemont School District 23 - 1 Edmunds Central School District 22 - 5 Elk Mountain School District 16 - 2 Elk Point-jefferson SD 61-7 Elkton School District 5 - 3 Estelline School District 28 - 2 Ethan School District 17 - 1 Eureka School District 44 - 1 Faith School District 46 - 2 Faulkton Area School District 24 - 4 Flandreau School District 50 - 3 Florence School District 14 - 1 Frederick Area School District 6 - 2 Freeman School District 33 - 1 Garretson School District 49 - 4 Gayville-volin Sch Dist 63-1 Geddes Cmty School Dist 11-2 Gettysburg School District 53 - 1 Grant-deuel School Dist 25-3 Gregory School District 26 - 4 Groton School District 6 - 6 Haakon School District 27 - 1 Hamlin School District 28 - 3 Hanson School District 30 - 1 Harding County School District 31 - 1 Harrisburg School District 41 - 2 Henry School District 14 - 2 Herreid School District 10 - 1 Highmore-Harrold School District 34-2 Hill City School District 51 - 2 Hitchcock-tulare Sch Dist 56-6 Hot Springs School District 23 - 2 Hoven School District 53 - 2 Howard School District 48 - 3 Huron School District 2 - 2 Ipswich School District 22 - 6 Irene-Wakonda School District 13-3 Iroquois School District 2 - 3 Isabel School District 20-2 Jones County School District 37 - 3 Kadoka Area School District 35 - 2 Kimball School District 7 - 2 Lake Preston School District 38 - 3 Langford Area School District 45 - 5 Lead Deadwood School District 40 - 1 Lemmon School District 52 - 4 Lennox School District 41 - 4 Leola School District 44 - 2 Lyman School District 42 - 1 Madison Central School District 39 - 2 Marion School District 60 - 3 Mccook Central Sch Dist 43-7 Mcintosh School District 15-1 Mclaughlin School Dist 15-2 Meade School District 46 - 1 Menno School District 33 - 2 Milbank School District 25 - 4 Miller District 29 - 4 Mitchell School District 17 - 2 Mobridge-Pollock School District 62-6 Montrose School District 43 - 2 Mount Vernon School District 17 - 3 New Underwood School District 51 - 3 Newell School District 9 - 2 Northeast Technical High School District Northwestern Area School District 56 - 7 Oelrichs School District 23 - 3 Office of Head Start Oglala Lakota County School District 65 - 1 Oldham-ramona School Dist 39-5 Parker School District 60 - 4 Parkston School District 33 - 3 Pierre School District 32 - 2 Plankinton School District 1 - 1 Platte-Geddes School District 11-5 Polo School District 29-2 Rapid City Area School District 51 - 4 Redfield School District 56 - 4 Rosholt School District 54 - 4 Roslyn School District 18-2 Rutland School District 39 - 4 Sanborn Central School District 55 - 5 Scotland School District 4 - 3 Selby Area School District 62 - 5 Sioux Falls School District 49 - 5 Sioux Valley School District 5 - 5 Sisseton School District 54 - 2 Smee School District 15 - 3 South Central School District 26 - 5 Spearfish School District 40 - 2 Stanley County School District 57 - 1 Stickney School District 1-2 Summit School District 54 - 6 Tea Area School District Timber Lake School District 20 - 3 Todd County School District 66 - 1 Todd County School District 66 - 1 Tri-valley School Dist 49-6 Tripp-delmont School Dist 33-5 Vermillion School District 13 - 1 Viborg-Hurley District 60-6 Wagner Community School District 11 - 4 Wall School District 51 - 5 Warner School District 6 - 5 Watertown School District 14 - 4 Waubay School District 18 - 3 Waverly South Shore Sd 14-5 Webster Area Sd 18-5 Wessington Springs School District 36 - 2 West Central School District 49 - 7 White Lake School District 1 - 3 White River School District 47 - 1 Willow Lake School District 12 - 3 Wilmot School District 54 - 7 Winner School District 59 - 2 Wolsey-wessington SD 2-6 Woonsocket School District 55 - 4 Yankton School District 63 - 3 [Bureau of Indian Affairs] [County run]
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