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2022 Best Schools with Gifted and Talented Programs in the Des Moines Area

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  1. #1 Best Public Elementary Schools in Des Moines Area.

    Northeast Elementary School

    Ankeny Community School District, IA,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 702,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  2. #2 Best Public Elementary Schools in Des Moines Area.

    Grant Ragan Elementary School

    Blue checkmark.

    Waukee Community School District, IA,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 595,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  3. #3 Best Public Elementary Schools in Des Moines Area.

    Brookview Elementary School

    Blue checkmark.

    Waukee Community School District, IA,

    K-5,

    7 Niche users give it an average review of 3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Right now I have a 5th grader there and a new Kindergartner. Our experience has been overall good. My son has had a couple teachers that I question their abilities to teach well, but has had some...The school itself is small for as many students that it has, but I don't think that detracts from the education the students receive. The area around the school is family friendly with only a few...Overall the choice we made to move to this area 10 years ago was a good one. My son loves his school and some of the friends he has made and we are hoping our other kids enjoy their future....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 585,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  4. #1 Best Public High Schools in Des Moines Area.

    Ankeny Centennial High School

    Ankeny Community School District, IA,

    10-12,

    164 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I am a current senior at Ankeny Centennial High School and not only do I believe my school has done a phenomenal job in preparing me for my future, but provided a safe & healthy learning environment....

    Read 164 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,307,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  5. #1 Best Public Middle Schools in Des Moines Area.

    Prairie Ridge Middle School

    Ankeny Community School District, IA,

    6-7,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 977,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  6. #2 Best Public Middle Schools in Des Moines Area.

    Waukee Middle School

    Blue checkmark.

    Waukee Community School District, IA,

    6-7,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 951,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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  7. #4 Best Public Elementary Schools in Des Moines Area.

    Prairie Trail Elementary School

    Ankeny Community School District, IA,

    K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 712,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  8. #5 Best Public Elementary Schools in Des Moines Area.

    Eason Elementary School

    Blue checkmark.

    Waukee Community School District, IA,

    K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 604,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  9. #2 Best Public High Schools in Des Moines Area.

    Valley High School

    West Des Moines Community School District, IA,

    10-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says Top notch! Very academically challenging. Transferred from another school and was very surprised how much more rigor this school had. Teacher have been wonderful and I've loved my time here. Very,....

    Read 441 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,013,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  10. #6 Best Public Elementary Schools in Des Moines Area.

    Walnut Hills Elementary School

    Blue checkmark.

    Waukee Community School District, IA,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 702,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  11. #7 Best Public Elementary Schools in Des Moines Area.

    Westwood Elementary School

    Ankeny Community School District, IA,

    K-5,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 662,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  12. #8 Best Public Elementary Schools in Des Moines Area.

    Ashland Ridge Elementary School

    Ankeny Community School District, IA,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 706,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

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

    Summit Middle School

    Johnston Community School District, IA,

    6-7,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 2.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Summit is a great school and really pushes the kids to learn with great support with the exception of one teacher, Michelle Jordan (science) she is a bully to the kids and likes to pretend to be the....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,109,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  14. #9 Best Public Elementary Schools in Des Moines Area.

    Shuler Elementary School

    Blue checkmark.

    Waukee Community School District, IA,

    K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 719,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  15. #10 Best Public Elementary Schools in Des Moines Area.

    Waukee Elementary School

    Blue checkmark.

    Waukee Community School District, IA,

    K-5,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 698,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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  16. #4 Best Public Middle Schools in Des Moines Area.

    Johnston Middle School

    Johnston Community School District, IA,

    8-9,

    8 Niche users give it an average review of 1.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Middle School Student says Most of the teachers are very nice. They also have a good math program, I am in Algebra 2/Trig this year, and the teacher is very nice and helpful..

    Read 8 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,148,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  17. #11 Best Public Elementary Schools in Des Moines Area.

    Mitchellville Elementary School

    Blue checkmark.

    Southeast Polk Community School District, IA,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 226,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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  18. #12 Best Public Elementary Schools in Des Moines Area.

    Crocker Elementary School

    Ankeny Community School District, IA,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 663,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

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  19. #5 Best Public Middle Schools in Des Moines Area.

    North Polk Middle School

    North Polk Community School District, IA,

    6-8,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 441,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  20. #13 Best Public Elementary Schools in Des Moines Area.

    Woodland Hills Elementary

    Blue checkmark.

    Waukee Community School District, IA,

    K-5,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 1.5 stars.

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 701,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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  21. #6 Best Public Middle Schools in Des Moines Area.

    Prairieview School

    Blue checkmark.

    Waukee Community School District, IA,

    8-9,

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

    Featured Review: High School Senior says Teachers work very hard to make students great.

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 836,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  22. #14 Best Public Elementary Schools in Des Moines Area.

    Henry A. Wallace Elementary School

    Johnston Community School District, IA,

    PK, K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 908,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

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  23. #15 Best Public Elementary Schools in Des Moines Area.

    Westridge Elementary School

    West Des Moines Community School District, IA,

    PK, K-6,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 733,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  24. #3 Best Public High Schools in Des Moines Area.

    Waukee Senior High School

    Blue checkmark.

    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.....

    Read 434 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,166,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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  25. #16 Best Public Elementary Schools in Des Moines Area.

    Rock Creek Elementary School

    Ankeny Community School District, IA,

    K-5,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 724,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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