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Our Mission and Vision


The mission of the Canistota School district is to prepare students to be successful in society by providing a high-quality education enriched with opportunities for all students.


It is the vision of the Canistota School District to improve individual growth and student accountability through academic rigor and a safe supportive environment.  We strive to provide students with challenging instructional opportunities enhanced with global resources.  It is our goal to equip students with the ability to adapt into becoming productive members of society‚Äč.

School News

Hawks Win 9A State Football Championship
The Canistota Hawks defeated the Sully Buttes Chargers, 56-8 to capture the 9A State Championship on November, 12, 2015.  This is the 4th State Football Championship since 2010.


Jerad Nielsen was named as the Joe Roby Most Valuab... Continue

Elementary School named as a South Dakota Status School
The South Dakota Department of Education released the 2014-2015 School Report Cards on Monday, September 21, 2015.  The report card reports a variety of information that the school will use in the coming year.  The information will guide... Continue

2015 South Dakota School Report Cards

2015-16 Concessions

This years concession stand volunteer schedule is now available for you to download and print. Please click the highlighted link to get your copy.

Concession Schedule

Canistota School Handbooks

MS/HS Handbook Signature Sheet                       

K-5 Handbook Signature Sheet


2015-2016 MS/HS Handbook         

2015-2016 K-5 Handbook                     

Mr. Larry Nebelsick



Mr. Lenny Schroeder

K-12 Principal

Teacher of the Year

Nominate a teacher for Teacher of the Year! Complete the form and return to Mrs. Weber by March 5, 2016. 

School List Serv

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15-16 SY Calendar

The 2015-2016 School Year Calendar is available for viewing.

Click below to view and download the calendar.

2015-16 Academic Year Calendar

School Accreditation


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