Des Moines, IA Elementary Schools

Map of Des Moines, IA with School District Boundaries

School Type Students Student to Teacher Ratio Free or Reduced Lunch School District
Bergman Academy Private 37 1.0
Brody Middle School Public 750 16.9 67%
Brubaker Elementary School Public 697 12.4 80%
Callanan Middle School Public 561 12.9 78%
Capitol View Elementary School Public 604 11.8 93%
Carver Elementary Public 555 11.7 92%
Cattell Elementary School Public 388 11.9 90%
Christ The King School Private 313 16.0
Clive Learning Academy Public 517 13.5 45%
Cornell Elementary School Public 508 15.0 31%
Cowles Elementary School Public 402 17.5 25%
Delaware Elementary School Public 484 15.4 36%
Des Moines Adventist School Private 24 12.0
Downtown School Public 268 14.5 24%
Edmunds Fine Arts Academy Public 346 9.0 96%
Findley Elementary School Public 344 11.6 89%
Garton Elementary Public 612 12.0 86%
Goodrell Middle School Public 632 16.3 74%
Greenwood Elementary School Public 326 13.0 61%
Hanawalt Elementary Public 362 13.9 55%
Harding Middle School Public 773 12.6 91%
Hiatt Middle School Public 589 12.0 95%
Hillis Elementary School Public 447 13.5 70%
Holy Trinity Private 450 13.0
Howe Elementary Public 313 12.0 87%
Hoyt Middle School Public 510 12.9 80%
Hubbell Elementary Public 425 15.7 51%
Jackson Elementary School Public 429 13.4 80%
Jefferson Elementary School Public 439 17.3 42%
Jessie Franklin Taylor Public 208 17.3 83%
Joshua Christian Academy Private 114 12.0
King Elementary School Public 358 10.1 95%
Lovejoy Elementary School Public 389 12.4 92%
Madison Elementary School Public 317 11.6 82%
Mccombs Middle School Public 691 15.2 81%
Mckee Elementary School Public 250 22.7 61%
Mckinley Elementary School Public 309 10.3 94%
Meredith Middle School Public 737 14.6 76%
Merrill Middle School Public 730 18.6 43%
Mitchell Early Childhood Center Public 365 22.8 63%
Monroe Elementary School Public 535 11.4 90%
Moore Elementary School Public 188 11.6 73%
Morris Elementary School Public 579 12.4 85%
Moulton Elementary School Public 487 12.2 96%
Mt Olive Lutheran School Private 95 9.0
Oak Park Public 424 13.2 81%
Orchard Place School Public 70 5.9 34%
Park Ave Elementary School Public 451 14.2 79%
Perkins Elementary School Public 482 15.8 59%
Phillips Elementary Public 373 15.7 55%
Pleasant Hill Elementary School Public 315 16.0 57%
River Woods Elementary School Public 541 13.9 82%
Ruby Van Meter School Public 160 5.3 74%
Samuelson Elementary School Public 470 13.4 76%
Smouse Opportunity School Public 105 5.8 82%
South Union Elementary School Public 504 12.9 86%
St Anthony Elementary School Private 376 18.0
St Augustin Catholic School Private 255 10.0
St Joseph Elementary School Private 253 14.0
St Theresa School Private 294 14.0
Sterling Education Private 40 5.0
Stowe Elementary School Public 374 11.0 84%
Studebaker Elementary School Public 454 15.1 76%
Walnut Street School Public 295 11.6 40%
Weeks Middle School Public 717 14.5 85%
Willard Elementary School Public 410 11.7 90%
Windsor Elementary Public 338 15.0 63%
Woodlawn Early Childhood Center Public 237 23.7 99%
Woodside Middle School Public 393 12.6 49%
Wright Elementary School Public 284 13.7 73%

Listed below are all public and private grade schools located in Des Moines, Iowa. Click on the public or private elementary school to view that specific school's details

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Number of Schools

Number of Schools in Nearby Cities

Number of Schools
Des Moines 70
West Des Moines 15
Urbandale 10
Johnston 6
Norwalk 3
Clive 2

Number of Schools in Des Moines Compared Statewide

Des Moines has 70 school(s)

Number of Schools
Des Moines 25
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Student Enrollment

Student Enrollment in Nearby Cities

Student Enrollment in Nearby Cities
Des Moines 28072
West Des Moines 7533
Urbandale 4956
Johnston 4356
Norwalk 1915
Clive 1306

Number of Students in Des Moines Compared Statewide

Des Moines has 28072 students(s)

Number of Schools
Des Moines 10486
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2022.4166666667
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919.08333333333
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776.75
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639.25
554.83333333333
508.16666666667
471.91666666667
444.16666666667
426.91666666667
401.25
378.08333333333
353.08333333333
336.25
319
306.08333333333
294.75
280.41666666667
266
249.58333333333
237
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208.16666666667
197.75
181.58333333333
163.33333333333
145.41666666667
128.16666666667
108.58333333333
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Student Teacher Ratio

Student Teacher Ratio in Nearby Cities

Student Teacher Ratio in Nearby Cities
Des Moines 13.3
Norwalk 15
Clive 15.4
Urbandale 15.5
West Des Moines 15.6
Johnston 17

Student Teacher Ratio in Des Moines Compared Statewide

Des Moines has a 13.3 student teacher ratio

Student Teacher Ratio in Des Moines Compared Statewide
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11.25
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Des Moines 13.308333333333
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14.716666666667
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15.466666666667
15.675
15.791666666667
15.975
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16.533333333333
17.033333333333
17.466666666667
18.483333333333

Free and Reduced Lunch Percentage

Free and Reduced Lunch Percentage in Nearby Cities

Free and Reduced Lunch Percentage in Nearby Cities
Urbandale 0.1533
Norwalk 0.1833
Johnston 0.1846
West Des Moines 0.2046
Clive 0.3323
Des Moines 0.6756

Free and Reduced Lunch Percentage in Des Moines Compared Statewide

Des Moines has a 67.6% Free and Reduced Lunch Percentage

Free and Reduced Lunch Percentage in Des Moines Compared Statewide
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0.29211666666667
0.3025
0.31455
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0.33803333333333
0.346575
0.35486666666667
0.36580833333333
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0.511925
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Des Moines 0.66759166666667

Other Nearby Cities

City Students Distance
Des Moines, IA 28,072 0 miles
Urbandale, IA 4,956 5 miles
West Des Moines, IA 7,533 5 miles
Johnston, IA 4,356 10 miles
Norwalk, IA 1,915 10 miles
Clive, IA 1,306 10 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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