EducationYankton Public Schools
Building on a rich tradition while focusing firmly on the future, the Yankton School District puts its mission—“To optimize student potential for success in a global society”—into action every day. We’re proud of the fact that Yankton High School was the first high school in the Dakota Territory. But we take even greater satisfaction in the excellent education we provide for our students today as they prepare for the challenges of tomorrow. With excellent facilities, dedicated and highly qualified faculty, and a comprehensive educational and extracurricular program, the Yankton School District provides our students with a firm foundation for a lifetime of success.