2022-2023 Pierre School Distict Assessment Schedule

Mission Statement: "to provide students with the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitudes to become life-long learners and productive members of society."

Updated: September 21st, 2022

SD ELA/Math/Science (formerly known as Smarter Balanced)

  • 22-23 State Testing Window: 03/01/23 - 05/05/23
  • Additional information regarding SD Department of Education required assessments: https://doe.sd.gov/assessment

Pierre School District | Buchanan, Jefferson, & Kennedy Elementary Schools | Grades 3-5

  • 2-Week Testing Window: 04/17/23 - 04/28/23
  • Makeup Testing: 05/01/23 - 05/05/23

Pierre School District | Georgia Morse Middle School | Grades 6-8

  • Testing Window: 04/20/23 - 02/28/23
  • 6th Grade Testing Dates: 04/20 & 04/21
  • 7th Grade Testing Dates: 04/25 & 04/26
  • 8th Grade Testing Dates: 04/27 & 04/28

Pierre School District | T.F. Riggs High School | 11th Grade

  • Testing Dates: 04/04/23 - 04/06/23
  • Makeup Testing Date: 04/12

Thank you for visiting the Pierre School District.

The Pierre School District prides itself on the quality of education it provides to children of the Pierre area. The teachers and support staff of the Pierre School District are of the highest caliber. Our students have great opportunities to learn and grow as a result of dedicated educators, directors, coaches, and quality programs and courses. As a district we take pride in our school and community. If you have any questions regarding the Pierre School District, please contact our Administrative Offices. We would like to hear from you!

Contact Us

  • Phone

    (605) 773-7300


    (605) 773-7304

  • Mailing Address

    Pierre School District
    211 South Poplar Ave.
    Pierre, SD 57501

    Link to Google Map of Pierre School District Administrative Offices