Average Teacher Salary in South Dakota

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Financial Data for South Dakota

State Spending on Teachers

  • Salary expenditure on all teachers (including home schoolers, special education, non-certified teachers): $405,552,351
  • Benefits expenditures for teachers: $113,527,321
  • Instructional expenditures for teaching supplies: $47,256,851
  • Total current instructional expenditures per student (teacher salary and curriculum): $5,516
  • Total current expenditures per student: $9,658

Revenue Per Student From Various Sources

  • State revenue per student: $3,369
  • Federal revenue per student: $1,518

State Sources of Revenue for Schools

  • Revenue by state property tax: $501,752,992
  • Revenue by local government property tax: $-1
  • Federal grants direct to local districts: $58,251,007
  • Federal grants through state: $121,038,998

South Dakota School Districts

School District Full Time Teachers Student to Teacher Ratio Contact Information
Aberdeen School District 06-1 262 15 to 1
24 Fifth Ave SW
Aberdeen, SD 57401
605-725-7111
Agar-blunt-onida School District 58-3 30 10 to 1
500 8th St
Onida, SD 57564
605-258-2618
Alcester-hudson School District 61-1 31 11 to 1
102 East 5th
Alcester, SD 57001
605-934-1890
Andes Central School District 11-1 40 12 to 1
400 School St
Lake Andes, SD 57356
605-487-7671
Arlington School District 38-1 26 12 to 1
306 South Main
Arlington, SD 57212
605-983-5597
Armour School District 21-1 20 8 to 1
604 3rd St
Armour, SD 57313
605-724-2153
Avon School District 04-1 19 13 to 1
210 Pine St
Avon, SD 57315
605-286-3291
Baltic School District 49-1 32 14 to 1
One Bulldog Ave
Baltic, SD 57003
605-529-5464
Belle Fourche School District 09-1 88 16 to 1
2305 13th Ave
Belle Fourche, SD 57717
605-723-3355
Bennett County School District 03-1 46 12 to 1
402 2nd Ave
Martin, SD 57551
605-685-6697
Beresford School District 61-2 51 13 to 1
301 West Maplacee St
Beresford, SD 57004
605-763-4293
Big Stone City School District 25-1 12 9 to 1
655 Walnut St
Big Stone City, SD 57216
605-862-8108
Bison School District 52-1 17 8 to 1
200 East Carr St
Bison, SD 57620
605-244-5271
Bon Homme School District 04-2 45 13 to 1
1404 Fir St
Tyndall, SD 57066
605-589-3388
Bonesteel-fairfax School District 26-5 15 10 to 1
410 Birdsell St
Bonesteel, SD 57317
605-654-2314
Bowdle School District 22-1 15 9 to 1
3083 2nd Ave
Bowdle, SD 57428
605-285-6272
Brandon Valley School District 49-2 170 18 to 1
301 South Splaceitrock Blvd
Brandon, SD 57005
605-582-2049
Bridgewater School District 43-6 18 8 to 1
510 North Main
Bridgewater, SD 57319
605-729-2541
Britton-hecla School District 45-4 38 13 to 1
759 5th St
Britton, SD 57430
605-448-2234
Brookings School District 05-1 180 16 to 1
2130 8th St South
Brookings, SD 57006
605-696-4700
Burke School District 26-2 20 10 to 1
900 Washington St
Burke, SD 57523
605-775-2644
Canistota School District 43-1 22 11 to 1
421 4th Ave
Canistota, SD 57012
605-296-3458
Canton School District 41-1 59 15 to 1
800 North Main
Canton, SD 57013
605-764-2706
Castlewood School District 28-1 22 13 to 1
310 East Harry St
Castlewood, SD 57223
605-793-2497
Centerville School District 60-1 24 10 to 1
610 Lincoln St
Centerville, SD 57014
605-563-2291
Chamberlain School District 07-1 83 11 to 1
301 East Kellam Ave
Chamberlain, SD 57325
605-234-4477
Chester Area School District 39-1 37 18 to 1
102 2nd Ave
Chester, SD 57016
605-489-2416
Clark School District 12-2 30 13 to 1
220 North Clinton
Clark, SD 57225
605-532-3603
Colman-egan School District 50-5 18 15 to 1
200 South Loban
Colman, SD 57017
605-534-3534
Colome School District 59-1 19 12 to 1
105 Carr St
Colome, SD 57528
605-842-1624
Conde School District 56-1 10 4 to 1
130 3rd St SW
Conde, SD 57434
605-382-5231
Corsica School District 21-2 15 11 to 1
120 South Napoleon Ave
Corsica, SD 57328
605-946-5475
Custer School District 16-1 76 13 to 1
147 North 5th St
Custer, SD 57730
605-673-3154
Dakota Valley School District 61-8 74 15 to 1
1150 Northshore Dr
North Sioux City, SD 57049
605-422-3800
De Smet School District 38-2 25 12 to 1
405 SW 3rd Ave
De Smet, SD 57231
605-854-3423
Dell Rapids School District 49-3 67 15 to 1
1216 North Garfield
Dell Rapids, SD 57022
605-428-5473
Deubrook Area School District 05-6 33 12 to 1
100 School Ave
White, SD 57276
605-629-1100
Deuel School District 19-4 38 14 to 1
410 5th St West
Clear Lake, SD 57226
605-874-2161
Doland School District 56-2 20 7 to 1
405 North Humphrey Dr
Doland, SD 57436
605-635-6302
Douglas School District 51-1 183 13 to 1
400 Patriot Dr
Box Elder, SD 57719
605-923-0000
Dupree School District 64-2 32 11 to 1
B St
Dupree, SD 57623
605-365-5140
Eagle Butte School District 20-1 49 6 to 1
S Prairie Rd
Eagle Butte, SD 57625
605-964-4911
Edgemont School District 23-1 15 9 to 1
715 D St
Edgemont, SD 57735
605-662-7254
Edmunds Central School District 22-5 14 10 to 1
105 1st Ave
Roscoe, SD 57471
605-287-4251
Elk Mountain School District 16-2 2 13 to 1
10222 Valley Rd
Edgemont, SD 57735
605-749-2258
Elk Point-jefferson School District 61-7 49 15 to 1
402 South Douglas St
Elk Point, SD 57025
605-356-5951
Elkton School District 05-3 28 12 to 1
508 South Buffalo St
Elkton, SD 57026
605-542-5361
Emery School District 30-2 17 11 to 1
130 East 6th St
Emery, SD 57332
605-449-4271
Estelline School District 28-2 19 14 to 1
708 Davis
Estelline, SD 57234
605-873-2201
Ethan School District 17-1 20 12 to 1
320 South 2nd St
Ethan, SD 57334
605-227-4211
Eureka School District 44-1 20 9 to 1
706 9th St
Eureka, SD 57437
605-284-2875
Faith School District 46-2 18 11 to 1
503 South 2nd Ave West
Faith, SD 57626
605-967-2152
Faulkton Area Schools 24-4 28 12 to 1
1114 Couroute St
Faulkton, SD 57438
605-598-6266
Flandreau School District 50-3 55 12 to 1
600 West Community Dr
Flandreau, SD 57028
605-997-3263
Florence School District 14-1 19 12 to 1
515 Main Ave
Florence, SD 57235
605-758-2412
Frederick Area School District 06-2 17 12 to 1
202 East Main St
Frederick, SD 57441
605-329-2145
Freeman School District 33-1 30 13 to 1
1001 South Wipf St
Freeman, SD 57029
605-925-4214
Garretson School District 49-4 35 16 to 1
505 2nd St
Garretson, SD 57030
605-594-3451
Gayville-volin School District 63-1 23 13 to 1
100 Kingsbury
Gayville, SD 57031
605-267-4476
Gettysburg School District 53-1 23 10 to 1
100 East King Ave
Gettysburg, SD 57442
605-765-2438
Grant-deuel School District 25-3 14 11 to 1
16370 482nd Ave
Revillo, SD 57259
605-623-4241
Gregory School District 26-4 30 13 to 1
505 Logan
Gregory, SD 57533
605-835-8771
Groton Area School District 06-6 47 14 to 1
125 East 4th Ave
Groton, SD 57445
605-397-2351
Haakon School District 27-1 25 12 to 1
330 Scottie Ave
Philip, SD 57567
605-859-2679
Hamlin School District 28-3 44 15 to 1
44577 188th St
Hayti, SD 57241
605-783-3631
Hanson School District 30-1 31 13 to 1
230 6th St
Alexandria, SD 57311
605-239-4387
Harding County School District 31-1 25 9 to 1
102 West Allison St
Buffalo, SD 57720
605-375-3241
Harrisburg School District 41-2 142 14 to 1
200 Willow St
Harrisburg, SD 57032
605-743-2567
Henry School District 14-2 14 13 to 1
111 North Cedar
Henry, SD 57243
605-532-5364
Herreid School District 10-1 14 10 to 1
302 Main St
Herreid, SD 57632
605-437-2263
Highmore-harrold 34-2 27 12 to 1
415 Iowa Ave South
Highmore, SD 57345
605-852-2275
Hill City School District 51-2 40 12 to 1
341 Main St
Hill City, SD 57745
605-574-3030
Hitchcock Tulare School District 56-6 23 11 to 1
401 4th Ave
Tulare, SD 57476
605-596-4171
Hot Springs School District 23-2 59 16 to 1
1609 University Ave
Hot Springs, SD 57747
605-745-4145
Hoven School District 53-2 17 8 to 1
335 South Main St
Hoven, SD 57450
605-948-2252
Howard School District 48-3 34 12 to 1
500 North Section Line
Howard, SD 57349
605-772-5515
Hurley School District 60-2 15 11 to 1
501 Adams St
Hurley, SD 57036
605-238-5221
Huron School District 02-2 136 16 to 1
88 3rd St SE
Huron, SD 57350
605-353-6990
Ipswich Public School District 22-6 33 12 to 1
211 5th St
Ipswich, SD 57451
605-426-6561
Irene - Wakonda School District 13-3 30 11 to 1
130 East State
Irene, SD 57037
605-263-3311
Iroquois School District 02-3 20 8 to 1
111 East Washita
Iroquois, SD 57353
605-546-2210
Isabel School District 20-2 12 5 to 1
405 North Taft
Isabel, SD 57633
605-466-2125
Jones County School District 37-3 20 9 to 1
404 Jackson Ave
Murdo, SD 57559
605-669-2297
Kadoka Area School District 35-2 41 10 to 1
800 Bayberry St
Kadoka, SD 57543
605-837-2175
Kimball School District 07-2 25 11 to 1
300 South East St
Kimball, SD 57355
605-778-6232
Lake Preston School District 38-3 22 10 to 1
300 1st St NE
Lake Preston, SD 57249
605-847-4455
Langford School District 45-2 19 12 to 1
206 Chestnut St
Langford, SD 57454
605-493-6454
Lead-deadwood School District 40-1 82 11 to 1
320 South Main St
Lead, SD 57754
605-717-3890
Lemmon School District 52-2 24 12 to 1
209 3rd St West
Lemmon, SD 57638
605-374-3762
Lennox School District 41-4 63 15 to 1
201 South Elm
Lennox, SD 57039
605-647-2202
Leola School District 44-2 26 10 to 1
820 Leola Ave
Leola, SD 57456
605-439-3477
Lyman School District 42-1 40 11 to 1
201 South Birch Ave
Presho, SD 57568
605-895-2579
Madison Central School District 39-2 83 15 to 1
800 NE 9th St
Madison, SD 57042
605-256-7700
Marion School District 60-3 20 11 to 1
100 South Cedar
Marion, SD 57043
605-648-3615
Mccook Central School District 43-7 30 13 to 1
200 East Essex
Salem, SD 57058
605-425-2264
Mcintosh School District 15-1 19 9 to 1
135 Main St
Mcintosh, SD 57641
605-273-4298
Mclaughlin School District 15-2 47 10 to 1
601 South Main
Mclaughlin, SD 57642
605-823-4484
Meade School District 46-1 192 13 to 1
1230 Douglas St
Sturgis, SD 57785
605-347-2523
Menno School District 33-2 30 10 to 1
410 5th St
Menno, SD 57045
605-387-5161
Milbank School District 25-4 66 14 to 1
1001 East Park Ave
Milbank, SD 57252
605-432-5579
Miller 29-4 43 11 to 1
623 East 4th St
Miller, SD 57362
605-853-2614
Mitchell School District 17-2 177 14 to 1
800 West 10th Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301
605-995-3010
Mobridge-pollock 62-6 57 11 to 1
114 East 10th St
Mobridge, SD 57601
605-845-7227
Montrose School District 43-2 19 11 to 1
309 South Church Ave
Montrose, SD 57048
605-363-5026
Mount Vernon School District 17-3 24 11 to 1
500 North Main
Mount Vernon, SD 57363
605-236-5237
New Underwood School District 51-3 21 14 to 1
300 East Ash
New Underwood, SD 57761
605-754-6485
Newell School District 09-2 32 11 to 1
501 Dartmouth
Newell, SD 57760
605-456-2393
Northwestern Area School District 56-7 26 13 to 1
221 3rd St
Mellette, SD 57461
605-887-3467
Oelrichs School District 23-3 16 9 to 1
625 Walnut
Oelrichs, SD 57763
605-535-2631
Oldham - Ramona School District 39-5 19 7 to 1
220 West 2nd St
Ramona, SD 57054
605-482-8244
Parker School District 60-4 30 12 to 1
330 West 2nd
Parker, SD 57053
605-297-3456
Parkston School District 33-3 51 12 to 1
102c South Chapman Dr
Parkston, SD 57366
605-928-3368
Pierre School District 32-2 161 17 to 1
211 South Poplacear Ave
Pierre, SD 57501
605-773-7300
Plankinton School District 01-1 20 15 to 1
404 East Davenporoute
Plankinton, SD 57368
605-942-7743
Platte - Geddes School District 11-5 41 11 to 1
400 Illinois
Platte, SD 57369
605-337-3391
Rapid City Area School District 51-4 822 17 to 1
300 6th St
Rapid City, SD 57701
605-394-4031
Redfield School District 56-4 49 13 to 1
502 East 2nd St
Redfield, SD 57469
605-472-4520
Rosholt School District 54-4 19 12 to 1
202 Finley Ave
Rosholt, SD 57260
605-537-4283
Roslyn School District 18-2 14 9 to 1
302 East Bjornson Ave
Roslyn, SD 57261
605-486-4311
Rutland School District 39-4 18 7 to 1
102 School St
Rutland, SD 57057
605-586-4352
Sanborn Central School District 55-5 22 9 to 1
40405 Sd Hwy 34
Forestburg, SD 57314
605-495-4183
Scotland School District 04-3 23 11 to 1
711 4th St
Scotland, SD 57059
605-583-2237
Selby Area School District 62-5 17 12 to 1
108 East Dakota St
Selby, SD 57472
605-649-7818
Shannon County School District 65-1 100 14 to 1
206 School St
Batesland, SD 57716
605-288-1921
Sioux Falls School District 49-5 1,381 16 to 1
201 East 38th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
605-367-7900
Sioux Valley School District 05-5 42 14 to 1
200 Hansina Ave
Volga, SD 57071
605-627-5657
Sisseton School District 54-2 83 12 to 1
516 8th Ave West
Sisseton, SD 57262
605-698-7613
Smee School District 15-3 19 15 to 1
12250 Sd Hwy 1806
Wakpala, SD 57658
605-845-3040
Spearfish School District 40-2 136 15 to 1
525 East Illinois
Spearfish, SD 57783
605-717-1229
Stanley County School District 57-1 40 12 to 1
3 East 2nd Ave
Fort Pierre, SD 57532
605-223-7741
Stickney School District 01-2 15 8 to 1
506 East Main
Stickney, SD 57375
605-732-4221
Summit School District 54-6 11 12 to 1
400 Sherman Ave
Summit, SD 57266
605-398-6211
Tea Area School District 41-5 75 16 to 1
500 West Brian St
Tea, SD 57064
605-498-2700
Timber Lake School District 20-3 29 10 to 1
500 Main St
Timber Lake, SD 57656
605-865-3654
Todd County School District 66-1 177 11 to 1
E Denver Dr
Mission, SD 57555
605-856-4457
Tri-valley School District 49-6 57 15 to 1
46450 252nd St
Colton, SD 57018
605-446-3538
Tripp-delmont School District 33-5 28 9 to 1
105 South Sloan
Tripp, SD 57376
605-935-6766
Vermillion School District 13-1 94 14 to 1
17 Prospect St
Vermillion, SD 57069
605-677-7000
Viborg School District 60-5 22 12 to 1
203 West Park Ave
Viborg, SD 57070
605-766-5418
Wagner Community School District 11-4 61 12 to 1
101 Walnut Ave SW
Wagner, SD 57380
605-384-3677
Wall School District 51-5 24 10 to 1
401 South Blvd West
Wall, SD 57790
605-279-2156
Warner School District 06-5 20 15 to 1
110 1st Ave SW
Warner, SD 57479
605-225-6397
Watertown School District 14-4 241 16 to 1
200 NE 9th St
Watertown, SD 57201
605-882-6312
Waubay School District 18-3 21 9 to 1
202 West School Rd
Waubay, SD 57273
605-947-4529
Waverly School District 14-5 25 10 to 1
319 Mary Placeace
Waverly, SD 57201
605-886-9174
Webster School District 18-4 35 14 to 1
102 East Ninth Ave
Webster, SD 57274
605-345-3548
Wessington Springs School District 36-2 26 12 to 1
302 Dakota Ave North
Wessington Springs, SD 57382
605-539-9311
West Central School District 49-7 79 15 to 1
705 East 2nd St
Hartford, SD 57033
605-528-3217
White Lake School District 01-3 14 10 to 1
502 East Division St
White Lake, SD 57383
605-249-2251
White River School District 47-1 40 10 to 1
S 2nd And Brock
White River, SD 57579
605-259-3311
Willow Lake School District 12-3 22 9 to 1
400 Garfield St
Willow Lake, SD 57278
605-625-5945
Wilmot School District 54-7 22 11 to 1
800 Ordway St
Wilmot, SD 57279
605-938-4647
Winner School District 59-2 65 12 to 1
431 East 7th St
Winner, SD 57580
605-842-8101
Wolsey Wessington School District 02-6 20 13 to 1
375 Ash St SE
Wolsey, SD 57384
605-883-4221
Wood School District 47-2 6 6 to 1
114 South Dakota St
Wood, SD 57585
605-452-3251
Woonsocket School District 55-4 19 10 to 1
101 North 2nd Ave
Woonsocket, SD 57385
605-796-4431
Yankton School District 63-3 175 17 to 1
1900 Ferdig
Yankton, SD 57078
605-665-3998