Yankton prides itself for the excellent quality of schooling at all ages. Our teachers and staff in each school, work hard to make the student’s time exciting and educational.


School District:  Yankton Public Schools (63-3)
Type                                                                               No. of Schools          Enrollment
Junior Kindergarten                                                                1                              48
Elementary (Beadle, Lincoln, Stewart, Webster)                 4                          1,178
Middle/Jr. High                                                                       1                             564
Sr. High                                                                                     1                             890


Registration information for new students is available at the School Administration Office located at 2410 West City Limits Rd. or by calling the Director of Student Services at (605) 665-3999.


Christian School Districts:
Type                                                                   No. of Schools          Enrollment
Sacred Heart School (Preschool-8)                          2                            375
Missouri Valley Christian Academy (K-8)               1                              35
Glory Christian School (K-12)                                   1                                2
Calvary Kids Preschool                                              1                              37


Higher Education: 
Avera Sacred Heart Hospital School of Radiologic Technology
501 Summit St.
(605) 668-8000

Avera Sacred Heart Hospital School of Radiologic Technology was established in 1948, is sponsored by the Benedictine and Presentation Sisters, and is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. During the full-time, 24 month program, students are able to gain hands-on experience by working with patients under direct and indirect staff supervision. Our mission and purpose is to provide for the professional and personal development of each student in the field of radiography. Upon successful completion of the program, the student will receive a Certificate of Completion and is eligible to take the national board examination of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Deadline for application is February 28 of each year. For inquires please view our Web site at or contact the Program Director at (605) 668-8158.


Mitchell Technical Institute (MTI)
1200 W. 21st St.
(605) 668-5700 or (605) 995-3025 or

MTI has specific classes in Yankton through a partnership with the Regional Technical Education Center. Some of the classes offered are Class A CDL Training and the Industrial Maintenance Technology Program. Contact us today at to see what classes we are currently offering in the Yankton area.


Mount Marty College
1105 W. 8th St.
(855) MtMarty (686-2789)

Mount Marty College is a beautifully maintained 80-acre campus along the bluffs of the Missouri River. The college offers Bachelor degrees, Associate degrees, pre-professional studies and Masters Programs. Students at Mount Marty are surrounded by excellent academics, strong values and many ways to stay involved. Attractive financial packages and scholarships make a Mount Marty education a tremendous value. Founded in 1936 by the Benedictine Sisters of Sacred Heart Monastery, the college is named in memory of Martin Marty, a Benedictine missionary and the area’s first Catholic Bishop. Mount Marty College has approximately 1,225 students on three campuses (Yankton, Sioux Falls and Watertown) with over 450 students on the Yankton Campus.


Regional Technical Education Center, Inc. (RTEC)
1200 W. 21st St.
(605) 668-5700

RTEC is the area’s most effective program provider that efficiently and economically develops the workforce required to be successful in today’s demanding business environments, from small business to world class corporate institutions. RTEC’s offerings promote ongoing growth and human capital enrichment. RTEC can have employees trained for your specific needs by the time you are ready for operation.


University of South Dakota (USD)
414 E. Clark St.
Vermillion, SD  57069
(877) 269-6837

USD is located in Vermillion, just 25 miles east of Yankton via 4-lane access, and has a total student (full-time and part-time) population of 10,151. USD offers over 100 academic programs with strong science, business, law and medical schools.

  • (800) 888-1460
  • (605) 665-3636
  • 803 E. 4th St.
  • Yankton, SD
  • 57078