2024 Education Guide

Education is fundamental for every child’s future, and navigating the educational landscape can be both exciting and daunting for parents. Whether you’re seeking the perfect preschool or looking for extracurricular learning opportunities, our community has plenty of great educational options for every family. Our 2024 Education Guide is here to help!  


Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academy of Prairie Hills

Our most cherished principle, “Hug First, Then Teach,” defines every aspect of who we are and allows every child in our care to feel safe, loved, and inspired. We foster strong connections between families, our school, and the community to positively impact children’s lives.  

EmBe Education

EmBe Education offers childcare and school-age care. We are your partner, fostering your child’s growth. With our focus on character, your child’s inherent intelligence, and physical well-being, EmBe ensures well-rounded development. At EmBe, families and teachers collaborate, providing education and holistic care that prepares your child for a bright future. 

Wildflower Academy

Wildflower Academy is a childcare center that is devoted to providing outstanding care and assistance to children from diverse backgrounds and with varying needs. Our objective is to cultivate children’s self-assurance, independence, and life skills. As an all-inclusive childcare center, we warmly welcome everyone. 


EmBe Education

EmBe Education is committed to fostering every child’s inherent intelligence. Explore three play-based programs, including Traditional Preschool, KinderCollege, and Spanish Immersion, each fostering academic, social, and linguistic development. EmBe Education’s curriculum nurtures intelligence, fosters emotional growth, and builds character for lifelong success. EmBe also offers swim, taekwondo, and soccer lessons.

Discovery Learning Center

Every child matters, and every child learns differently, so we teach in various ways to boost their self-esteem. Discovery teaches with thematic units, hands-on experiences, and play. Each week, we have a new theme in which we integrate math, language arts, science, social studies, and STEM, making learning fun. 

The Graham Academy Preschool-Washington Pavilion

Imagine a program developed for the whole child – using investigation and play to explore the areas of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Our curriculum stimulates confidence, creativity and encourages critical thinking skills through project-based investigations. We provide unique experiences at the Washington Pavilion to create a one-of-a-kind preschool experience.  

Blessed Redeemer Lutheran Preschool

Blessed Redeemer Preschool, established in 1995, provides an environment of Christian love where preschool-aged children may experience the love and forgiveness of Christ, be taught basic skills and knowledge in preparation for kindergarten, and have the opportunity to grow socially and emotionally by applying the truths of the Christian faith.  

Preschool Nest

Inspired by Maria Montessori and led by a SD-licensed teacher, Brianna Munce, Preschool Nest provides more than just a traditional education. Being in an in-home environment, I work intentionally with each student, focusing on developing social-emotional awareness, fostering independence, and preparing them to succeed for years to come.  

Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academy of Prairie Hills

Our most cherished principle, “Hug First, Then Teach,” defines every aspect of who we are and allows every child in our care to feel safe, loved, and inspired. We foster strong connections between families, our school, and the community to positively impact children’s lives.  

Trinity Lutheran Preschool

Trinity Lutheran Preschool is a faith-based preschool that enhances a child’s spiritual, social-emotional, physical, and intellectual development. Each child will develop independence and kindergarten readiness so they can easily transition into kindergarten.   Pre-K Class MWF 8:30 to 11:30 3 & /4 Year Class T/Th 8:30 to 11:00

Wings Learning Center

Wings Learning Center is a Christian-based preschool where your child can flourish in a nurturing environment that combines play with purpose. WLC accomplishes this by building a strong foundation through nurturing the Mind, Body, and Spirit. Morning and afternoon classes with early drop-off and lunch add-ons are available. 

Bishop O'Gorman Catholic Schools

The journey begins at Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools! Our preschool programs create a faith-filled, supportive, and developmentally appropriate learning environment through structured activities, creative play, and hands-on learning. For a deeper look into why our families of all faiths value the education we provide, visit our website. Enrollment is open! 


Sioux Falls Lutheran School

Established as a preschool in 1977, SFLS now serves over 450 children ranging in age from infancy to 12th grade. Our faculty and staff operate as a family and are committed to our mission of developing capable, Christian servant-leaders who are world-ready and faith-secure in a complex world. 

interAct ABA

When looking for ABA therapy, interAct is the place to be! As a small therapy clinic, we offer structure, reduced distractions, and more opportunities to facilitate learning. interAct is Where Life Meets Learning! 


TEACHSD is dedicated to the cultivation, protection and promotion of Christian homeschooling and the homeschool community in the state of South Dakota. We do this by fighting for homeschooling rights in Pierre, putting on the annual homeschool conference the first weekend in May, and supporting homeschooling families across SD.

The Pelican School

The Pelican School is an in-home microschool for students in kindergarten and first grade. Our mission is to cultivate an understanding of God’s creative genius in an environment that promotes teamwork, humility, and stewardship. We are currently accepting applications for the 2024-2025 school year! 

Acton Academy Sioux Falls

Acton Academy Sioux Falls is an innovative school serving learners from Pre-K through Middle School. Our learner-driven community is a unique blend of active hands-on learning in a Montessori School, parent support of a Homeschool Co-op, and the energy of a Business Startup 

Bishop O'Gorman Catholic Schools

At Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools, we are committed to instilling traditional family values, setting high expectations and outcomes, creating structure and discipline, and providing a safe learning environment. For a deeper look into why our families of all faiths value the education we provide, visit our website. Enrollment is open! 

Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation

Get active and learn by doing with Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation Programs. Look at all the upcoming April and May activities, register, and enjoy! For event details, visit SiouxFalls.org/Guide. 


Kumon Math and Reading Center

The Kumon Method fosters independent learning, empowering students to become self-learners. Instructors offer minimal guidance, allowing students to tackle exercises independently. Through this approach, students build confidence, enhance their academic abilities, and hone problem-solving skills. Ultimately, it empowers them to chart their own course in life. 

Siouxland Libraries

Learning to read comes before reading to learn. No child should grow up without knowing how to read. Use your Siouxland Libraries card for FREE resources to get your child reading and learning. 

Girl Scouts Dakota Horizons

Every Girl Scout has their own curiosity and talents—so when they come together to try one of thousands of activities, the sky’s the limit. Whatever Girl Scouts choose, they’re learning to take risks, trust their gut, and team up with others for good. Join now for summer membership specials. 

Sylvan Learning of Sioux Falls

Sylvan’s summer programs will keep your child on track! With the summer comes fun, but it’s also a time when kids aren’t getting the day-to-day learning like they were during the school year. Sylvan’s summer programs will help your child stay on track with academic goals. 

Tilghman's Academy of Music

Explore Harrisburg, South Dakota’s new music school and shop. We offer private lessons, classes, camps, and instrument supplies. Reach out to us for a free trial. 

Other Great Area Options:


Encore LC 

Creators Kids 

Peace Lutheran 

Dakota Dreams 

La Petite Academy 

Little Learners

Sioux Falls First  

Inspire Learning Center 

Truks N Trykes 

Compassion Daycare/Preschool

Little Wings Preschool

Sioux Falls Christian

Good Shepherd Lutheran Preschool

Tutoring and Lessons: 



BritZa Performing Arts 

Learning RX 

605 Tutor 

Schmitt Music 

Our Dakota Dreams