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Upcoming Events

November 30, 2019

Live Nativity

Platte Food Center Parking Lot

November 30, 2019

Platte Chamber Parade of Lights

Downtown Platte

December 7, 2019

Santa & Kids Movie

Platte Chamber & Lyric Theater

December 14, 2019

Kids Skating & Shopping Day

Platte Community Building

Hometown Happenings Radio Show


Platte-Geddes School

The Platte-Geddes Public School District #11-5 consists of one elementary, K-6; one high school, 7-12; and two Hutterite Colony Schools, K-8. Curriculum offerings range from agriculture to advanced placement classes in math, science, social studies, language arts and Project Leads The Way-Engineering classes. From 2009 through 2011, the district received Distinguished School Status from the South Dakota Department of Education. Students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of extracurricular activities including athletics, arts, honors societies and music.

Joel Bailey, Superintendent
(605) 337-3391
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Dakota Christian School

Dakota Christian School provides fully-accredited education based on a biblical worldview for students in kindergarten through grade 12. The school is a merger of Dakota Christian High School, Platte Christian School and new Holland Christian School and is located 9 miles east of Platte on Highway 44.

Mr. Don Mitchell, Principal
(605) 243-2212
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CORE EDUcational cooperative

We provide special education services to twelve area districts. Our office also includes the DIAL Virtual School which provides online learning to the SD School Districts

Speech Therapy  -  Psychology  -  Physical Therapy  -  Occupational Therapy

Valerie Johnson, Director
(605) 337-3178

Bright Beginnings

Bright Beginnings Learning Center offers a pre-school program, in addition to childcare. Two programs are available: one for four- and five-year-old children, and one for three- and four-year-old children. Curriculum is focused on fostering the growth of the child, with opportunities for children to practice their listening skills, social skills and creativity. The alphabet, numbers and pre-reading skills are part of the curriculum. The preschool program runs from August through May, following the Platte-Geddes School system. The hours are 8:15-11:15 a.m. Monday through Thursday.

Lori Chambers
(605) 337-9794
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Munchkinz Preschool

Munchkinz is offered to children who turned 4 years old by September 1st. Children who attend this program expand their creativity, self-confidence, social, fine motor and cognitive skills.  This program is a complete kindergarten readiness curriculum. Munchkinz is offered three mornings a week for a consistent schedule so the children are confident and well prepared to meet all the challenges of kindergarten. Children receive high quality developmentally appropriate instruction designed to prepare each munchkin for success in school. The mission of this program is to provide experiences that will promote children’s development of self-confidence, independence, creativity, and inquisitive thinking in order to become healthy, well mannered, socially well-adjusted and high academic achievers!

Karis DuFrain
(605) 321-2079