Established in 1926, Beadle Elementary School caters to the educational needs of students across the Yankton area. The school is North Central Association of Colleges and Schools accredited and has approximately 340 students. The educational institution's programming includes a balanced literacy approach to teaching language arts. It offers full-day kindergarten, Reading Recovery, a district-wide emotional behavioral disabilities program and several extra-curricular activities and clubs. In addition,the school offers detailed academic courses in math, reading, social studies, science and arts.