Vermillion Elementary School

Welcome to Vermillion Elementary School!

Vermillion Elementary School, located at 701 W. Dartmouth St. in Vermillion, South Dakota, serves students in Preschool through Fifth Grade.  Our school opened in  2024. The elementary school mascot is the tanager and our school color is red.

At Vermillion Elementary School we engage students, staff, families, and the community to increase achievement and create a safe, respectful, and responsible environment for learning collaboratively.  Our teachers are organized in grade level teams to analyze data, plan instruction, and monitor the progress of each child.  Our Specialist teachers provide instruction in Physical Education, Music, Counseling, Technology, and Library Media resources.

Community partners, PTO, Vermillion Elementary School families, and staff worked together to create a school of opportunities.

The school’s phone number is 605-677-7000 and our school hours are 8:20 a.m. to 3:12 p.m.

  • Dedicated computer labs, library and gymnasium
  • SMART Board and IPad technology
  • STREAM Lab (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art & Math) Lab
  • State of the art library
  • Educational partnership with the University of South Dakota School of Education
  • Strengths-Based School
  • Amplified classrooms
  • After-school program – BSA
  • Licensed & Certified Counseling Staff
  • Junior Achievement
  • RTI instruction in reading
  • PBIS – Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports
  • D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education)

701 W. Dartmouth St. Vermillion, SD 57069



Mr. Samuel Jacobs, Principal

Tina Beach, Administrative Assistant