Quinton Cermak, Superintendent/Special Education Director

I am Quinton Cermak, and I want to welcome all of you to the 2023-2024 school year!  I am proud to begin my eighth year as Superintendent and 11th year overall in the Highmore-Harrold School District.  I am a 1996 graduate of Highmore High School, a 2001 graduate of the University of South Dakota with a degree in History Education and a minor in Social Studies and coaching, a 2012 graduate of the University of Phoenix with my Masters in Education/Administration and Supervision, and a 2016 graduate of the University of Sioux Falls with my Ed. Specialist, Superintendent degree. I am beginning my 22nd year in education, and my eleventh as a school administrator.

I started my teaching and coaching career at Bennett County High School in Martin, SD. I spent five years as a high school social studies teacher, as well as a coach for boys and girls basketball, football, track, and Legion baseball. From there I spent one year at Stanley County High School in Ft. Pierre, SD as the high school social studies teacher and head football coach. My last stop as a teacher was the Pierre School District, where I spent five years as a middle school social studies teacher, assistant football coach, assistant boys basketball coach and middle school girls track coach.  From Pierre I came to Highmore where I spent the first three years as K-12 Principal.  I am married to Georgette Cermak and we have three children, Chase 20, Kendall 17, and Logan 13.

Please check our website regularly for updates and news regarding the school year.  Please see below for contact information


Phone: 605-852-2275

2024 Highmore-Harrold School District
415 Iowa Ave South, PO Box 416
Highmore, SD 57345
High School (605) 852-2275
Elementary (605) 852-2276
Fax (605) 760-8449

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