School Details

Lowell Elementary - 28

710 West 18th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 367-8378
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 351 students 16 students/teacher (SD avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

68%
79%
78%
76%
81%
79%

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

53%
80%
79%
51%
80%
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

40%
78%
77%
52%
78%
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

Lowell Elementary - 28 is a public elementary school in Sioux Falls. 351 students go to Lowell Elementary - 28 and are mostly Multiracial; White, non-Hispanic; and Native American or Native Alaskan. 86% of the 351 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Lowell Elementary - 28 is 16:1. Jefferson Elementary - 24 is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Multiracial 8% %
White, non-Hispanic 47% 76%
Native American or Native Alaskan 17% 6%
Hispanic 15% 6%
Black, non-Hispanic 13% 9%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Asian 0.6% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 86% 36%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    My son is in 1st grade at Lowell - he is ahead of the others in his class and the teachers and principal have gone out of their way to make sure he is challenged. The math science and technology curriculum is just wonderful the only of its kind in the city !!

  • (6 years ago)

    i love lowelll elementary!!!!! i know when my kids leave in the morning they are safe and being taken care of...they always come home with good things to say and are always excited to go ....

  • (6 years ago)

    All four of my children have attended Lowell thier staff is not only exceptional but they are caring and get to know thier students. Last year Lowell upgraded to a Math Science Technology school. My kids Love it!!

  • (6 years ago)

    Lowell is a great surprize just waiting for more to discover. Their Math Science and Technology curriculum will set your student on the wonderfull road to success!

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Overall score

(based on 3 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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