School Choice Options in South Dakota

Public School Open Enrollment

State allows parents to choose any traditional public school for their child, regardless of location?


Public Charter Schools

State has a charter school law allowing for the creation of charter schools?


Public Magnet Schools

State permits public magnet and theme-based schools?


Online Learning

State offers free, full-time online academies, either run by the state or independent organization?


Private School Choice

State offers a private school choice scholarship or tax deduction program?


Homeschooling Freedom

Parents are free to educate their children at home (homeschooling)?


South Dakota Celebrates National School Choice Week

Enemy Swim Day School

January 23, 2017

Enemy Swim Day School, 13525 446th Avenue - Waubay, SD 57273

We are going to do something school wide like fruit treats in the lunchroom. The older students will be interviewing the younger students (8th grade interviewing a preschooler) Classroom murals, keeping our tradition in mind. Doing a photo booth about what our "school family looks like?"

For all events check out South Dakota'sMaster Events Lists Go!

Want More?

Members of the media can request a list of school leaders in their state, who can discuss their participation in National School Choice Week by contacting Shelby Doyle at

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