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Excellence in education is the standard in Huron.

Information for both public and private schools can be found on their websites. To find a preschool, please visit our Business Directory.

Cornerstones Career Learning Center

Cornerstones Career Learning Center offers GED® prep courses, ESL classes, Business and Industry services, GED® testing (at certain locations), WorkKeys testing, and basic adult education. The Center was formed in 1986 under the auspices of the Greater Huron Development Corporation to serve a diversifying area workforce and was incorporated as a private non-profit in 1994.  The program was funded by the South Dakota Department of Labor through the South Dakota Workforce Development Council.  Cornerstones is governed by a Board of Directors and has long-standing partnerships with several organizations. 

Do you need help preparing for your GED® test?  Do you need help with speaking, reading, and writing in English?  Cornerstones Career Learning Center can help!  We offer day and evening classes to help you succeed. If you an employer looking to hire or train quality workers, we provide customized trainings and testing services.   Ask us about the National Career Readiness Certificate and how it can help you.

Cornerstones Career Learning Center
33 Third St. SE, Suite 202
Huron, SD  57350
(605) 353-7175

Huron Community Campus

The Huron Community Campus/Fine Arts Center, located at 939 Ohio Ave SW, provides access to accredited post-grid_6 omega courses and certified technical training through the use of classrooms, video conferencing and the internet. The Fine Arts Center has a theatre used by the Huron Arts Council, Huron Area Community Theatre, Huron Symphony Orchestra, and other groups for outstanding local productions.  Huron Community campus teams with highly respected South Dakota colleges and universities to provide a comprehensive menu of courses and classes. The partnership offers educational options for students of all levels to invest in themselves in order to achieve professional and personal goals.

  • HCC provides access to accredited post-grid_6 omega course and certified technical training locally.
  • HCC has a broad spectrum of class offerings for life-long learning.
  • HCC has strong cooperation with local businesses for work force development, placement, and retention.
  • HCC offers a conducive environment for learning where everyone can be involved and engaged.

Huron Community Campus
939 Ohio Ave SW, Huron SD 57350
Doug Pietz, Executive Director
(605) 353-8502

Huron Public Schools

At Huron Public Schools, life-long learners will be inspired and developed through effective teaching in a safe and caring environment. The district focuses on academic excellence, and emphasizes basic concepts in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. The students also acquire valuable skills in the areas of technology, problem solving, communication, and workplace success, in addition to their physical, social and emotional well-being.

Huron Public Schools offers a comprehensive curriculum typically found in larger districts while providing attention to individual needs typically found in the smallest of districts.

The Huron School District 2-2 includes 4 elementary schools, the Huron Middle School, and Huron High School.

Parents, students, and teachers can find calendars, resource links, and contact information on their website.

Huron Public Schools
PO Box 949, Huron SD 57350
(605) 353-6990

 Number of SchoolsEnrollmentRatio
Elementary Schools 4 884 1 to 18.00
Middle School 1 492 1 to 17.83
High School 1 779 1 to 20.59

Holy Trinity Catholic School

Holy Trinity Catholic School is a private educational facility supported by Holy Trinity Catholic Parish.  Its mission is to complement the family unit in educating the whole child and challenging students to reach their full potential.

Holy Trinity presently enrolls students from preschool to sixth grade, and both Catholic and non-Catholic parents are invited to send their children to the school. The Holy Trinity School faculty practice positive teaching methods to help the students reflect the best Catholic self image. Parents can rely on a faculty and staff who strive to form a community of faith in union with Christ’s teachings.

The school philosophy stresses that parents are the primary educators of their children and parents are encouraged to take an active role in school activities. Religion classes are taught every day by classroom teachers, and parish priests also conduct weekly classes.  Grades K-6 participate in special liturgies as well.

Holy Trinity Catholic School works closely with the Huron Public School District: school calendar, busing, hot lunch, speech and special education programs.  It also helps ease the transition of our 6th grade students to the middle school. For more information visit their website.

Holy Trinity Catholic School
425 21st Street SW, Huron SD 57350

 Number of SchoolsEnrollment
Preschool & PreK 1 39
Elementary 1 81

James Valley Christian School

The James Valley Christian School is a non-profit, non-denominational school offering education for preschool children ages 3 to 5 and state-accredited education for grades Kindergarten through 12. They endeavor to provide a balanced education based on strong academic and spiritual standards. The school offers a challenging curriculum that prepares students to enter colleges and universities with confidence and the ability to excel. They strive to help students develop spiritual depth, academic excellence and moral integrity. Their purpose is to provide academic instruction, spiritual guidance, and opportunities for active student participation.

The goal of James Valley Christian School is to endeavor to lead each student to a voluntary commitment of his/her life to the Lordship of Christ; to develop each student’s God-given spiritual, physical, mental, social and artistic gifts to their fullest potential; and to lead each student to a spiritual maturity that glorifies God.

To learn more about tuition rates, financial assistance, and event and activities, please visit their website.

James Valley Christian School  
1550 Dakota Ave N, Huron SD 57350

 Number of SchoolsEnrollment
Preschool 1 44
K-6 1 119
7-12 1 81