R.F. Pettigrew Elementary School

Kevin Dick, Principal
7900 West 53rd Street
Sioux Falls SD, 57106
(605) 362-3560
(605) 362--3564
Office Hours Mon.-Thurs. 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri. 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Start Time
Dismissal Time
8:10 am
2:55 pm

R. F. Pettigrew Elementary is Sioux Falls' newest elementary school located in the southwest part of the city near 53rd Street and Grinnell Avenue. The school welcomed its first students - approximately 425 of them - on Monday, August 17, 2009. R.F. Pettigrew is a 4-section K-5 school and is an Early Childhood site.
Fall Enrollment: 976

The name R.F. Pettigrew Elementary was chosen by a committee of parents, community members, teachers, a School Board Member and an administrator. R.F. Pettigrew was a successful Sioux Falls businessman, politician and community leader. He was a member of Sioux Falls' first School Board in 1873.

Mission: To educate and prepare each student to succeed in a changing world by emphasizing growth in social skills, emotional well-being, and academic progress.

Click here to see a video Pettigrew school made !

2014 - 2015 Report Card