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2022 Best high schools in the Des Moines Area

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  1. #3 Best Public High Schools in Des Moines Area.

    Waukee Senior High School

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    Waukee Community School District, IA,

    10-12,

    434 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Waukee High School has been a great place for me to grow and learn. The buildings are clean and well taken care of by amazing staff. Almost all of the teachers care very much about their students.....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,277,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  2. #11 Best Public High Schools in Des Moines Area.

    North Polk High School

    North Polk Community School District, IA,

    9-12,

    99 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at North Polk High School has been very fulfilling and enhancing to my life. Eve since i moved to the district, I felt right at home! The smaller, rural structure of the school makes....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 552,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  3. #13 Best Public High Schools in Des Moines Area.

    Carlisle High School

    Carlisle Community School District, IA,

    9-12,

    96 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I have had a great time with my four years attending Carlisle High School. The teachers that I have had have all been very welcoming and encouraging to my work and endeavors. Every year I have had... The main issue that the school faces would be the lack of diversity. Although I have seen some steady growth over the years, there is still hardly any population of people of color, such as myself.....

    Read 96 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 667,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  4. #15 Best Public High Schools in Des Moines Area.

    Bondurant-Farrar High School

    Bondurant-Farrar Community School District, IA,

    9-12,

    146 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at Bondurant-Farrar high school. I have attended this school since Freshman year, and have always felt very welcomed and included. This school has provided me with....

    Read 146 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 666,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  5. East High School

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    Des Moines Independent Community School District, IA,

    9-12,

    253 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Explaining all four of my years at East High School would take a lot more than 1000 characters. Back to freshman year, walking into a high school with East, West, etc. wings was an easy panic attack,....

    Read 253 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Students: 2,204,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

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