Des Moines Christian School

Private School
13007 Douglas Pkwy Ste 100
Urbandale, IA 50323
Polk County
(515) 252-2480

Religious Affiliation
Other religious

Co-Ed Status
Coed



Des Moines Christian School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Des Moines Christian School Students by Grade
PK 172
K 66
1 75
2 54
3 76
4 53
5 50
6 56
7 63
8 54
9 63
10 59
11 60
12 58

Des Moines Christian School is a private elementary school located in Urbandale, IA and enrolls 976 students in grades Kindergarten through 8th. Des Moines Christian School is the 2nd largest private school in Iowa and the 193rd largest nationally. It has 17.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 976
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 44
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 193rd out of 18,806
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 2nd out of 184
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 174th out of 184
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 5th out of 184

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Des Moines Christian School Students by Gender

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 Female 583
(60%)
3,556
(56%)
 Male 393
(40%)
2,827
(44%)

Des Moines Christian School Students by Ethnicity

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 White 748
(93%)
4,464
(82%)
 Asian 18
(2%)
179
(3%)
 Hispanic 17
(2%)
398
(7%)
 Black 16
(2%)
287
(5%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
111
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
13
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Des Moines Christian School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 830
2007 930
2009 857
2011 976

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13
2007 12
2009 15
2011 17

Compare Des Moines Christian School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Des Moines Christian School
Urbandale, IA
Private PK - 12 976 17:1  
Webster Elementary School
Urbandale, IA
Public PK - 05 554 22.2:1 1 miles
Walnut Hills Elementary
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Public PK - 05 614 16.8:1 2 miles
Shuler Elementary
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Public PK - 05 626 17.4:1 3 miles
Eason Elementary
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Public KG - 05 626 17.2:1 3 miles
St Francis of Assisi School
West Des Moines, IA
Private KG - 08 669 18:1 4 miles
Shepherd'S Flock Early Learning Center
West Des Moines, IA
Private PK - KG 161 26:1 4 miles
Horizon Elementary
Johnston, IA
Public PK - 05 727 17.7:1 4 miles
Brookview Elementary
West Des Moines, IA
Public KG - 05 668 15.7:1 4 miles
Maple Grove Elementary
West Des Moines, IA
Public PK - 05 770 17.5:1 4 miles
Valerius Elementary School
Urbandale, IA
Public 01 - 05 246 15.1:1 4 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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