Location Profile

Pierre, South Dakota

Facility Type
Skilled Nursing Facility
Facility Location
Pierre, South Dakota
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Pierre, South Dakota. Care options include long-term care, hospice, and other services that meet the patients’ individual needs. The facility is part of a well-established care network that offers services throughout South Dakota and the surrounding area.

Community Overview

The capital of South Dakota, Pierre is a friendly adventure capital for residents and visitors. The charming downtown, historic theatre, and interesting sites make it a great place for all. Friendly and welcoming, Pierre has been named one of the best places to live in South Dakota by Niche.com. From art festivals to winter fishing weekend, there’s always something to celebrate, attend, or enjoy in beautiful Pierre.

Learn more about Pierre at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


Pierre’s public schools are administered by the Pierre School District which includes 3 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. The district has a strong commitment to inspire and encourage students for success in the workplace or higher education. Students have a low student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. The high school provides each student with a tablet computer to help assist in their schoolwork, and offers a range of higher-level learning classes with AP and dual-credit. Niche.com has ranked the district as the 8th Best School District in South Dakota. Nearly 48% of the district’s students are proficient in math and 52% are proficient in reading. Pierre has only 2 private schools, Pierre SDA School and St. Joseph Elementary School, a National Blue Ribbon School.

Click here to read more about public schools in Pierre.
Click here to read about private schools in Pierre.

Once you find the school you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

Pierre has a nice selection of shopping options including charming local boutiques, cozy shops, and specialty stores. Visiting Northridge Plaza and the downtown area will give you plenty to see. From candy to gifts, you can find it in the great locally-owned shops. Walmart and other familiar big box brands are also available in the area. Entertainment isn’t hard to find in Pierre either. The Pierre Players offers shows for all ages at the Grand Opera House, a beautiful historic theatre that dates back to 1906. Fancy a movie? State 1-2-3 offers the latest Hollywood releases. You can dig deep into the state’s history at the Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society at the Cultural Heritage center as you explore 3 museum galleries full of stories. Learn about the Native American tribes, trappers, and settlers who played a part in establishing South Dakota. Continue your museum adventures by visiting the South Dakota Discovery Center, an interactive science center that’s great for the whole family. Over 60 stations are ready to help you learn and play. The National Guard have their own museum at the South Dakota National Guard Museum with a number of exhibits and artifacts on the local National Guard heritage. Fort Pierre is also home to several museums: The Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Museum, Fort Pierre Depot Museum, and Verendrye Museum. Each institution offers even more exciting and educational exhibits anyone can appreciate. Pierre also has a great selection of recreational opportunities for families and children. Visit LaFramboise Island Nature Area and you’ll see a trail system and wildlife to spot in a beautiful setting. Lake Oahe, Lake Sharpe and the other small lakes throughout the area are great for water fun including fishing, boating, and other activities. Pierre also has a great park system with sports fields, tennis courts, fishing piers, horseshoe pits, swimming pool, skate park, camping facilities, and more. If you’re looking for adventure, you’ll soon see why Pierre has crowned itself an “adventure capital.”

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Crime Rate

Crime in Pierre has decreased over the last year, and the city is safer than nearly 17% of the rest of the country. The Pierre Police Department has 26 sworn officers who are committed to ensuring the safety of their city.

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