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Lead-Deadwood School District

The Deadwood School District was founded in 1886 and the first high school graduation was held in 1886.

The Lead School District was founded in 1895 with the first high school graduation being held the same year. The Lead and Deadwood school systems were combined to form the Lead-Deadwood School District in 1971. The district high school has been NCA accredited since 1908.

During the 1970’s enrollment peaked at well over 2,500 students. Enrollment averaged approximately 1,275 students per year during the 1900’s.

The number of teachers within the district averaged 100 per year during the 1990’s. Since 2000, the teaching staff has averaged 85 per year.

Currently, the Lead-Deadwood school district has four attendance centers including the Lead-Deadwood High School, Career and Technical Education Campus at the Box Elder Job Corps site, Lead-Deadwood Middle School, and the Lead-Deadwood Elementary School. The district presently serves a population of approximately 8,500.

Lead Deadwood Elementary School

Lead-Deadwood Elementary

716 Main Street  |  Deadwood, SD  57732

Phone:  605-717-3884

Fax:  605-717-2823

Timothy Kosters, Principal

Deonne Tusha, Secretary

Lead Deadwood Middle School

Lead-Deadwood Middle School

234 South Main Street  |  Lead, SD  57754

Phone:  605-717-3898

Fax:  605-717-2821

Jay Beatle, Principal

Eva Thompson, Secretary

Lead Deadwood High School

Lead Deadwood High School

320 South Main Street |  Lead, SD  57754

Phone:  605-717-3899

Fax:  605-717-2815

Mark Jacobs, Principal

Lori Aberle, Secretary

Box Elder Job Corps - Nemo South Dakota

Box Elder Job Corps

Box Elder Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center is a 25-acre, residential campus located in Nemo, South Dakota, deep in the tranquil Black Hills National Forest and just a short drive from Mount Rushmore.

22023 Job Corps Pl, Nemo, SD 57759

Phone: (605) 348-3636



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