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Axtell Park Middle School - 05

Public | 6-8 | 612 students

 

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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


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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 79% in 2012.

215 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
65%

2009

 
 
66%

2008

 
 
54%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2012.

215 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
51%

2009

 
 
59%

2008

 
 
67%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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 76% in 2012.

203 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
65%

2009

 
 
61%

2008

 
 
53%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2012.

203 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
61%

2009

 
 
59%

2008

 
 
71%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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 78% in 2012.

204 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
72%

2009

 
 
61%

2008

 
 
63%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

204 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
62%

2009

 
 
53%

2008

 
 
67%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2008.

224 students were tested at this school in 2008.

2008

 
 
59%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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 Students53%
Female57%
Male48%
Black33%
Asian42%
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
Native American48%
White63%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilities40%
English language learners28%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students61%
Female65%
Male56%
Black38%
Asian35%
Hispanic58%
Multiracialn/a
Native American58%
White75%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities49%
English language learners34%
Migrantn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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 Students57%
Female59%
Male56%
Black43%
Asian40%
Hispanic66%
Multiracialn/a
Native American55%
White61%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities24%
English language learners19%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students59%
Female61%
Male56%
Black40%
Asian40%
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
Native American50%
White65%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities35%
English language learners13%
Migrantn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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 Students67%
Female76%
Male61%
Black63%
Asian64%
Hispanic65%
Native American36%
White76%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilities49%
English language learners47%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students60%
Female69%
Male54%
Black60%
Asian28%
Hispanic65%
Native American28%
White70%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities51%
English language learners37%
Migrantn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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 2011-2012 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 52% 76%
Hispanic 17% 3%
Black 14% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 12% 16%
Asian 4% 1%
Two or more races 2% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 72%N/A40%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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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