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West Des Moines Community School District
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  • WEST DES MOINES, IA

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
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  2. Diversity
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  3. Teachers
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  4. College Prep
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  5. Clubs & Activities
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  6. Administration
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  7. Sports
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  8. Food
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  9. Resources & Facilities
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West Des Moines Community School District is a highly rated, public school district located in WEST DES MOINES, IA. It has 9,248 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 75% of students are at least proficient in math and 71% in reading.

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3550 MILLS CIVIC PARKWAY
WEST DES MOINES, IA 50265

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
71%
Percent Proficient - Math
75%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1360
74 responses
Average ACT
27
672 responses

Students

Diversity
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Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
9,248
Free or Reduced Lunch
34.2%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$74,031
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.1%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$0 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    68%
  • Support Services
    29%
  • Other
    3%

Living in the Area

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  1. Cost of Living
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  2. Good for Families
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  3. Housing
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Median Household Income
$74,159
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,058
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$228,300
National
$229,800

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