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Axtell Park Middle School - 05

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Posted March 30, 2010

The school provides a safe envrionment for all of its students. The prinicipal leadership and teacher staff are very dedciated to the student who attend APMS
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted July 3, 2007

axtell park is a great school i love going to school there
—Submitted by a student


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

210 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
65%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

210 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
51%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Dakota used the Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (Dakota STEP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The Dakota STEP is standards-based, which means it is aligned to South Dakota's educational standards and measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state. The standards-based Dakota STEP results are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: South Dakota Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

202 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
65%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 71% in 2013.

202 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
61%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Dakota used the Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (Dakota STEP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The Dakota STEP is standards-based, which means it is aligned to South Dakota's educational standards and measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state. The standards-based Dakota STEP results are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: South Dakota Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

210 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

210 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
62%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Dakota used the Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (Dakota STEP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The Dakota STEP is standards-based, which means it is aligned to South Dakota's educational standards and measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state. The standards-based Dakota STEP results are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: South Dakota Department of Education

Math

All Students57%
Female19%
Male52%
Black34%
Asian46%
Hispanic44%
Native American65%
White71%
Students with disabilities58%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students61%
Female25%
Male58%
Black44%
Asian31%
Hispanic53%
Native American83%
White71%
Students with disabilities60%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Dakota used the Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (Dakota STEP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The Dakota STEP is standards-based, which means it is aligned to South Dakota's educational standards and measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state. The standards-based Dakota STEP results are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the South Dakota Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: South Dakota Department of Education

Math

All Students49%
Female29%
Male50%
Black37%
Asian47%
Hispanic47%
Native American53%
White55%
Students with disabilities40%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students55%
Female29%
Male53%
Black44%
Asian40%
Hispanic50%
Native American69%
White61%
Students with disabilities49%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Dakota used the Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (Dakota STEP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The Dakota STEP is standards-based, which means it is aligned to South Dakota's educational standards and measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state. The standards-based Dakota STEP results are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the South Dakota Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: South Dakota Department of Education

Math

All Students63%
Female31%
Male58%
Black33%
Asian50%
Hispanic64%
Native American60%
White74%
Students with disabilities59%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students64%
Female26%
Male60%
Black45%
Asian30%
Hispanic64%
Native American55%
White74%
Students with disabilities64%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Dakota used the Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (Dakota STEP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The Dakota STEP is standards-based, which means it is aligned to South Dakota's educational standards and measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state. The standards-based Dakota STEP results are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the South Dakota Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: South Dakota Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 49% 78%
Black 16% 3%
Hispanic 15% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 13% 12%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 2%
Two or more races 1% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 78%N/A39%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Assistant principal(s)
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School basics

Fax number
  • (605) 367-8326

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Assistant principal(s)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
Girls sports
  • Basketball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
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201 North West Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone: (605) 367-7647

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