The mission of McCrossan Boys Ranch School in Sioux Falls, in partnership with families and the community, is to provide high-quality education in a safe, positive environment that maximizes the potential of all students, thereby encouraging lifelong learning and developing productive citizens. McCrossan School strives to complement their partner, McCrossan Boys Ranch, in the success of providing “New Hope for a Better Life”.
McCrossan Boys Ranch School is a nonprofit in Sioux Falls is accredited through the South Dakota State Department of Education, coordinated by Teachwell Solutions, and is dedicated to providing an equal opportunity education to the residential students of McCrossan Boys Ranch. In addition to providing students a comprehensive education, the school also offers students the opportunity to recover credits through Edgenuity. This program has allowed many students to recover credits that they have missed and graduate on time with their peers.
Students at McCrossan Boys Ranch have had the ability to go on incentive trips for good behavior reports during the month. These trips are done each and every month and are typically activities like arcade trips, bowling, fishing and museums. The school not only goes on monthly trips but it brings in volunteer speakers to come and share life experiences with the students. People of all professions have taken the time to come out and talk with the boys throughout the year and it is greatly appreciated and enjoyed.
In compliance with the National School Lunch Program, McCrossan Boys Ranch in Sioux Falls provides healthy meals, nutrition education and physical activity to all of its clients. The Ranch provides clients with three well-balanced meals per day, as well as a nutritious after school snack. Our clients are educated on good eating habits, proper nutrition and physical activity.
Federal regulations require local education agencies (LEA’s) participating in the National School Lunch Program to complete an assessment of their local school wellness policy at least once every three years and make the results available to the public. The McCrossan Boys Ranch Wellness Policy Triennial Assessment Report can be accessed below.
The Ranch offers daily, planned time for recreation after school and on weekends using the gymnasium, fitness room, weight room and recreation room located on Ranch. Clients may participate in extra-curricular based programs which promote physical activity, such as YMCA basketball, McCrossan Wrangler Cross County or Track and Field. A physical education course is also offered for credit through the Ranch school. If you have any questions, or an interest in our wellness program, please feel free to contact us at 605-339-1203. The Wellness policy can be found under the Admission Application section on our website.
For more information on how to promote physical activity to children, click on the link below for the Centers for Disease Control. This organization is not affiliated with McCrossan Boys Ranch, and therefore does not endorse services, products, advertising, or viewpoints that may be expressed on our website.
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
For more information, contact the SD Department of Education, Child and Adult Nutrition Services at 605-773-3413.
If you are trying to refer a boy to McCrossan Boys Ranch or have placement questions please use our Parent Resource Guide form. Thank you!
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McCrossan Boys Ranch is a 501 (c) 3 Sioux Falls nonprofit organization specializing in the mentoring, counseling and teaching of at-risk boys and young men. Donations to McCrossan Boys Ranch may be tax deductible. EIN: 46-0311913