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SCHOOL Phone Numbers                          FAX                                    Address

Custer Elementary          673-4483              673-4515              1415 Wildcat Lane             

Preschool                        673-2001             673-4515              1415 Wildcat Lane          

Lunchroom (Custer)         673-4157              673-4515              1415 Wildcat Lane             

Custer Sr/Jr High             673-4473              673-4710              1645 Wildcat Lane          

Hermosa                         255-4345              255-4190              PO Box 27 / 11 4th St.          Hermosa, SD 57744

Administration                  673-3154              673-5607              527 Montgomery           

Special Education             673-2171              673-5607              527 Montgomery           

GED Office                      673-4144 or 673-1661                        527 Montgomery           

    Contact Renae Schneider

Rural Prenatal to Five Head Start  Office cell: 342-4195            527 Montgomery            

     Contact Liz Kelso

ACE School                       673-3592            673-5607            527 Montgomery                  

      Contact Dave Williams


In-town Bus Stops

  • 7:18am at Super 8 area and 7:21am at the Sentinel Federal Credit Union.
  • There will be a bus that will stop at Lynn’s in the AM for pick up at 7:26 am.
  • After school, the Pass Creek bus (turkey picture in window) drops off at Purple Pie Place/Super 8 area.  Carrol Creek bus (dog picture in window) drops off at Shopko


Important Dates

  • Monday, April 13 – Spring Break (no school)
  • May 16, 2020 -  CHS Graduation – 2 p.m.
  • May 21 – Last day of school for students/staff – students early release at noon


Custer Junior/Senior High School
1645 Wildcat Lane
673-4473 – Mon.-Thurs.
Follow on Twitter @CusterWildcats





Custer Elementary School (CES) – K-6
1415 Wildcat Lane – 673-4483 ~ 7:30~4 p.m., Mon.-Thurs.

WHAT: Custer School District Special Needs Preschool has openings for children having NO developmental delays. This program is a structured preschool with lots of activities for everyone. It provides “Play-Partners” for the children having developmental delays.

WHERE: Custer Elementary PreSchool located on 527 Montgomery St. 

WHEN: Our first Quarter begins on Aug.  - Oct. , 2019

WHY: We will be selecting preschool-age children (Play-Partners) to model socialization and communication skills (for preschoolers with special needs).  REQUIREMENTS:  • Pre-payment of tuition: $70 a quarter, in order to cover milk, snacks, arts/crafts and overhead costs. • Up-to-date immunization records.  • Birth Certificate. Note: Preschool-age children who have completed the developmental screening with an average score and minimal behavior checks, will be given priority in the selection process of Play-Partners. COST: $70.00 per Quarter (4 quarters per school year) – pre-payment required prior to the beginning of each quarter child is enrolled. CONTACT: Tammy Wicks CSD Preschool Teacher at 673-2001 or email


Custer School District is offering a free Developmental Screening for  preschool-age (ages 3-5) children in the
Custer area.  Screening will be at the Custer Elementary School on Mon., August 26th, morning appointments only.

Call 673-2171 to schedule an appointment.

This screening provides information about the child’s development in the areas of motor coordination, communication, & cognitive thinking skills. The screening instrument shows how the child is developing compared to children all over the United States.  Vision and hearing is also checked.

“If your preschool child is between the age of 3 up to 5 years-old (and is NOT enrolled in Kindergarten), you may want to consider the CSD Developmental Screening. This is for parents who have concerns about their preschool-aged child, in any of the following developmental areas:  Communication, Motor, Concepts, Vision and/or Hearing.  Even if you don’t have any particular concerns, but just want to see how your child is doing overall and want ideas of where they might need to improve, it can be beneficial to set-up an appointment.

6th Grade Vaccination Requirements

South Dakota Department of Health administrative rules require both the Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis) and MCV4 (Meningococcal ACYW) vaccines for 6th grade students. The requirement is a result of legislation passed in 2016 adding meningococcal infection to the list of diseases specified in South Dakota Codified Law 13-28-7.1 for which DOH can require vaccination for school entry in South Dakota.    

 School entry requirements for South Dakota 6th grade students include:

  • One dose of Tdap vaccine (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis)
  • One dose of MCV4 vaccine (meningococcal ACYW)
  • The requirements apply only for 6th grade entry and transfer students 6th–12th grade
  • If a child is 10 years old when entering the 6th grade they have 45 days after their 11th birthday to be vaccinated.


Hermosa School
PO Box 27 ~ Hermosa, SD   57744  ~ 255-4345 – Monday-Thursday
Follow on Twitter @HermosaSchool

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