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.



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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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The Pierre Educational Foundation is pleased to announce the 2023 BankWest Educator of Excellence Finalists. Educator of Excellence nominations are made by the Scholars of Excellence based on the educator’s impact on the education and lives of the students. We hope you will help us congratulate these outstanding Educators as we highlight them over the next month, leading up to the announcement of the 2023 BankWest Educator of Excellence award winner on May 4, 2023. Congratulations Finalists!PS. You may notice that some of the teachers are listed at different schools than their current location- this is because they are listed at the school in which they taught the student who nominated them. This is also why Washington Elementary is still on the list! ... See MoreSee Less
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The Pierre Educational Foundation hosts an annual Evening of Excellence to recognize the top scholars of that year’s graduating class. Each of the Scholars of Excellence have achieved a 3.75 grade point average or better through their academic career. Please help us congratulate the following 67 Scholars of Excellence! More information on each of these outstanding students will be posted before the Evening of Excellence on May 4, 2023. ... See MoreSee Less
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PEF is accepting applications from the Class of 2023 for the scholarships we offer. Applications are available online or in the TF Riggs High School Counselor's office. Applications are due by March 30th. ... See MoreSee Less
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