Des Moines Schools

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View Schools in Cities within 10 miles of Des Moines

Urbandale Schools2.81 mi
West Des Moines Schools7.03 mi
Clive Schools7.44 mi
Johnston Schools8.19 mi
Altoona Schools9.59 mi
Norwalk Schools9.64 mi
Ankeny Schools9.91 mi

View Schools in Cities between 10 and 20 miles of Des Moines

Grimes Schools10.31 mi
Carlisle Schools11.37 mi
Waukee Schools12.07 mi
Bondurant Schools12.94 mi
Mitchellville Schools14.12 mi
Polk City Schools15.51 mi
Colfax Schools17.95 mi
Indianola Schools18.04 mi

View Schools in Cities between 20 and 30 miles of Des Moines

Adel Schools23.97 mi
Winterset Schools26.26 mi
Madrid Schools27.58 mi
Ames Schools30.61 mi
Perry Schools30.91 mi
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Des Moines Area School Districts

ANKENY COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
DES MOINES INDEPENDENT COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
JOHNSTON COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
SAYDEL COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
URBANDALE COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
WEST DES MOINES COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT

DES MOINES, IOWA SCHOOLS AND NEIGHBORHOODS: WE ARE HERE TO HELP

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ABOUT Des Moines, Iowa SCHOOLS

Des Moines schools boast a total student population of 48,688 attending 95 schools in 10 public school districts and 22 private schools. Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but Des Moines public schools spend an average of $7,159 per student each year.

Student teacher ratio is an important statistic cluing parents into the probable attention their child might receive individually in a classroom setting. Des Moines public schools average a student teacher ratio of 13:1. Des Moines private schools average 8:1. Also, high schools in Des Moines average a student body population of 1,049, while Des Moines middle schools and elementary schools average student body populations of 505 and 353 respectively.

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CHOOSING THE BEST SCHOOL FOR YOUR CHILD: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW


It wasn't so long ago that a child's education was limited to geographical boundaries set by the local school district. Increasingly, government is injecting "choice" into the equation by allowing children to enroll in the school of their choosing, regardless of where they live, as long as there is sufficient classroom space available.

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