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Cowles Elementary School Overview

Cowles Elementary School is a part of the Des Moines Independent Comm School District school district in Des Moines, Iowa. As of our last data update the school employs 18.00 full-time teachers. There are 363 students of which 46 receive a free lunch and 17 receive a price-reduced lunch.

Testing data (where available), resources, graphs, county-level educational attainment, and more can be located below. We also appreciate and encourage students, teachers, and family members to submit additional information, reviews, and comments below.

School Address

COWLES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
6401 COLLEGE AVE
DES MOINES, IA 50324

Mailing Address

COWLES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
6401 COLLEGE AVE
DES MOINES, IA 50324

General Information

Level: Primary / Elementary School
District: Des Moines Independent Comm School District
Phone Number: 515-242-7818
School ID: 190897002011
Full-time Teachers: 18.00
Total Students: 363
Eligible for Free Lunch: 46
Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 17

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School Notes

This school has a student to teacher ratio of 20.17 students per full-time teacher compared to the Iowa average of 14.42 students per full-time teacher.

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Students, Teachers, and Free Lunch graphs

Number of Students 1

Full-time Teachers 1

Free Lunch Eligible 1

Legend mark for school points - Cowles Elementary School Values
Legend mark for state points - Iowa Average Values
Legend mark for national points - National Average Values

*Values of 0 in the graphs above are typically indicative of missing or erroneous data.
The 2011-2012 school year is the most recently available data provided by the federal government for the above topics (total students, FTE teachers, and free lunches). More recent data if often available via the state's Department of Education link located in the 'Government Resources' box above.


Previous Assessment Test Results

Test and Grade Level Proficient or better 2010-2011 Proficient or better 2011-2012
Math: All Students85-89%80-84%
Reading and Language Arts: All Students90-94%90-94%
Math: All Female80-84%75-79%
Reading and Language Arts: All Female90-94%90-94%
Math: All Male>= 90%80-89%
Reading and Language Arts: All Male80-89%80-89%
Math: 3rd Grade>= 80%>= 80%
Reading and Language Arts: 3rd Grade>= 80%>= 80%
Math: 4th Grade>= 80%>= 80%
Reading and Language Arts: 4th Grade>= 80%60-79%
Math: 5th Grade60-79%60-79%
Reading and Language Arts: 5th Grade>= 80%>= 80%
Math: 6th Grade>= 80%60-79%
Reading and Language Arts: 6th Grade60-79%>= 80%
Math: 7th Grade>= 50%>= 50%
Reading and Language Arts: 7th Grade>= 50%>= 50%
Math: 8th Grade>= 50%>= 50%
Reading and Language Arts: 8th Grade>= 50%>= 50%
Notes:
>= means greater than or equal to
<= means less than or equal to
< means less than

Educational Attainment for Polk County (25 and Older)

Overall Educational Attainment

Male Educational Attainment

Female Educational Attainment

  1. Percent of Group without a HS Diploma
  2. Percent of Group with a HS Diploma or HS Equivalency
  3. Percent of Group with Some College Education (including associate's degrees)
  4. Percent of Group with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher

Income by Educational Attainment for Polk County (25 and Older)

Overall Income by Educational Attainment

Male Income by Educational Attainment

Female Income by Educational Attainment

  1. Median Income of Group without a HS diploma
  2. Median Income of Group with a HS Diploma or HS Equivalency
  3. Median Income of Group with Some College Education (including associate's degrees)
  4. Median Income of Group with a Bachelor's Degree
  5. Median Income of Group with a Professional Degree

Reviews and Ratings for COWLES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

190897002011

Compare to Nearby Schools:

Clive Elementary

1600 73rd St Des Moines, IA 50324
Distance: ~1 miles

Windsor Elementary

5912 University Ave Des Moines, IA 50311
Distance: ~1 miles

Hillis Elementary School

2401 56th St Des Moines, IA 50310
Distance: ~1 miles

Crestview Elementary School

8355 Franklin Ave Clive, IA 50325
Distance: ~1 miles

Walnut Creek Campus

815 8th St West Des Moines, IA 50265
Distance: ~1 miles

Karen Acres Elementary School

3500 74th St Urbandale, IA 50322
Distance: ~1 miles

Closest Public Library Systems:

Urbandale Public Library

3520 86th St Urbandale, IA 50322
Distance: ~2 miles

Clive Public Library

1900 Nw 114th St Clive, IA 50325
Distance: ~4 miles

West Des Moines Public Library

4000 George M. Mills Civic Parkway West Des Moines, IA 50265
Distance: ~4 miles

Sources:
1. NCES Common Core of Data 2008-2012 - http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/
Educational Attainment: U.S. Census Bureau, 2009-2013 5-Year American Community Survey