District Summary Ratings

Many of the schools in this district are rated average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Spearfish School District 40 2 based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Student Progress

Students at many of the schools in this district are making about the same academic progress as the state average.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Spearfish School District 40-2

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Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
October 21, 2019
There is a dark cloud over the school. Boys/Girls Basketball, Volleyball, Football... are all broken programs for years and years with no willingness to fix. Wish we had gone to Lead-Deadwood HS or... More
Parent / Guardian
February 08, 2018
I have one child that has attended here so far, and one that will be coming into this school next year. My son had a good experience in middle school, and I really don't have anything negative to... More
Parent / Guardian
February 08, 2018
Both of my children attended Creekside. We did not really have any negative experiences, other than occasional discrepancies on the playground, and I'm not sure how well those were handled by the... More
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