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-A Message from our Superintendent-

Welcome to the Garretson School District!
JohnsonGuy.jpgI am delighted to welcome you to the official website of the Garretson School District. Our district is located in Garretson, South Dakota, and our students come from Garretson, Sherman, and rural areas of Minnehaha County as well as Rock and Pipestone Counties in Minnesota. We offer small class sizes, an outstanding academic curriculum, and a variety of special programs and services to meet the needs of every student who enters our hallways.
As you browse this website to learn more about our district, we invite you to take advantage of some of the great tools and information available. Stay current with the latest newsletters, keep track of school events, or find out about employment opportunities. Use the Quick Links in the sidebar on this page to quickly access information about everything from school menus to state testing scores, or visit our Elementary School, Middle School and High School sites on the top to find information about some of the services our district provides. We hope you’ll bookmark this site and visit often!
Mr. Guy Johnson, Superintendent

 Mission: Creating a Gateway to Life-Long Learning

The Garretson School District is located in the southeast part of South Dakota approximately 20 minutes northeast of Sioux Falls just north of I-90 and covers over eighty-eight square miles along the Minnesota border. Garretson has a population of 1165.


The Garretson School District serves approximately 245 elementary students, 106 middle school students, 167 high school students and 2 alternative school pupils. With a professional staff comprised of a Superintendent, 6-12 Principal, K-5 Principal and 33 teachers, the school has a 1:15 teacher–to-student ratio.


The preschool-12 facility is fully accredited by the South Dakota Department of Education and Cultural Affairs. The Garretson School District is a member of Technology in Education (TIE) and the Prairie Lakes Educational Cooperative.


 South Dakota Department of Education Distinguished School District! 

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15-16 Athletic Schedule.pdf
10/1/2015 2:16 PMMeyer, Kyla
15-16 Bus Routes.pdf
9/6/2015 2:25 PMBennett, Liz
15-16 Elementary Supply List.pdf
5/29/2015 8:07 AMBennett, Liz
15-16 Garretson Elementary Handbook.pdf
10/13/2015 10:48 AMBennett, Liz
15-16 Garretson iPad Handbook.pdf
9/6/2015 2:25 PMBennett, Liz
15-16 Garretson MS HS Handbook.pdf
10/13/2015 10:46 AMBennett, Liz
15-16 HS Schedule.pdf
9/6/2015 2:25 PMBennett, Liz
15-16 MS Schedule.pdf
9/6/2015 2:26 PMBennett, Liz
15-16 MS-HS Supply List.pdf
9/9/2015 3:34 PMBennett, Liz
15-16 School Calendar.pdf
1/22/2016 8:39 AMMeyer, Kyla
16-17 Physical Exam Form.pdf
4/20/2016 9:23 AMMeyer, Kyla
16-17 School Calendar.pdf
3/15/2016 10:47 AMMeyer, Kyla
Drivers Ed 2016.pdf
3/15/2016 3:41 PMLong, Chris
5/5/2016 10:32 AMBennett, Liz

 Garretson School District 49-4

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Welcome to Garretson School District 49-4
Garretson School District 49-4
505 2nd, Box C
Garretson, SD 57030
FAX (605) 594-3443

Student Absences, Attendance Issues or Appointments
(605) 594-3451 Option 1
For HS/MS Press 1
For Elementary Press 2

 Business Office Hours: 7:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Superintendent - Activities Director Guy Johnson
Phone (605) 594-3451 Option 4, Option 1
Business Manager - Rod Fischer
Phone -(605) 594-3451 Option 4, Option 2
Business Secretary - Kyla Meyer
 Phone -(605) 594-3451 Option 4, Option 3
High School Principal - Chris Long
Phone -(605) 594-3451 Option 3, Option 1
MS/HS Guidance Counselor Stephanie Danielsen
Phone -(605) 594-3451 Option 3, Option 2
MS/HS Attendance Coordinator Jo McClure
Phone -(605) 594-3451 Option 1, Option 1
Elementary Principal - Teresa Johnson
Phone -(605) 594-3451 Option 2, Option 1
 Elementary Secretary/Elem Attendance Clerk - Norinda Sandbulte
Phone -(605) 594-3451 Option 1, Option 2
 Elementary Guidance Counselor - Janie Lundberg
Phone -(605) 594-3451 Option 2, Option 3
Technology Coordinator - Liz Bennett 
Phone -(605) 594-3451 Option 5
Kitchen - Lynda Powell, Brenda Tyrrell
​Phone -(605) 594-3451 Option 6
Maintenance - Gary Hanson
Phone -(605) 594-3451 Option 7 
Transportation or Busing - Dave Gaddis
(605) 594-6322

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