Inspiring Academic Excellence

Established in 1995, the Pierre Educational Foundation promotes the further educational development of the Pierre Public School District students, staff and graduates by the delivery of quality educational opportunities and resources.



Find out more about the Pierre Educational Foundation, what we do and our history.



Find out how you can contribute to the Pierre Educational Foundation. Any gift is welcome!


Wall of Honor

View our eWall of Honor – An ongoing, electronic wall of honor for staff of the Pierre School District.

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Students in the Culinary Class are making homemade croissants thanks to a PEF Mini-Grant for equipment in the classroom. Teachers in the Pierre School District can apply for grants to support new and innovative projects in the classroom until April 1st. Visit for the application and details. ... See MoreSee Less
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If you have a Class of 2023 graduate who received a scholarship from the Foundation, please have them contact us over winter break so the scholarship can be released. You can call us or email your transcript to ... See MoreSee Less
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Each year, the Pierre Educational Foundation awards mini-grants to support innovative ideas in the classroom. Applications are accepted until October 1st for the Fall cycle and April 1st for the Spring cycle. Applications can be found on our website - Over $180,000 in classroom support has been provided through this program for projects like Hydroponics in the Classroom in Mrs. Stouts class at Jefferson Elementary. We hope to see more creative ideas for our 2023-2024 grant cycles to support creativity and excellence in learning in our classrooms. ... See MoreSee Less
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