School Details

Axtell Park Middle School - 05

201 North West Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 367-7647
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 612 students 14 students/teacher (SD avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

53%
76%
79%
61%
79%
78%

Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (STEP)

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.
  • This school in 2012
  • Sioux Falls School District 49-5 average
  • South Dakota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

57%
80%
76%
59%
77%
73%

Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (STEP)

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.
  • This school in 2012
  • Sioux Falls School District 49-5 average
  • South Dakota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

67%
83%
78%
60%
77%
75%

Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (STEP)

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.
  • This school in 2012
  • Sioux Falls School District 49-5 average
  • South Dakota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Axtell Park Middle School - 05 is a public middle school in Sioux Falls. 612 students attend Axtell Park Middle School - 05 and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Asian; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 72% of the 612 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Axtell Park Middle School - 05 is 14:1. Middle School Immersion Center - 53 is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Gymnastics
  • P.E. classes
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 52% 76%
Asian 4% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Multiracial 2% %
Hispanic 17% 6%
Black, non-Hispanic 14% 9%
Native American or Native Alaskan 12% 6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 72% 36%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    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

  • (7 years ago)

    axtell park is a great school i love going to school there

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Overall score

(based on 8 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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