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DES MOINES PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL

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Des Moines Public Charter School Overview

Des Moines Public Charter 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 7.60 full-time teachers. There are 117 students of which 81 receive a free lunch and 11 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

DES MOINES PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL
620 8TH ST
DES MOINES, IA 50309

Mailing Address

DES MOINES PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL
620 8TH STREET
DES MOINES, IA 50309

General Information

Level: Middle School
District: Des Moines Independent Comm School District
Phone Number: 515-242-7911
School ID: 190897002129
Full-time Teachers: 7.60
Total Students: 117
Eligible for Free Lunch: 81
Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 11

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School Notes

This school has a student to teacher ratio of 15.39 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 - Des Moines Public Charter 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 Students50-54%40-44%
Reading and Language Arts: All Students55-59%35-39%
Math: All Female40-49%30-39%
Reading and Language Arts: All Female50-59%30-39%
Math: All Male60-79%50-59%
Reading and Language Arts: All Male40-59%40-49%
Math: 7th Grade60-69%40-49%
Reading and Language Arts: 7th Grade70-79%30-39%
Math: 8th Grade40-59%40-49%
Reading and Language Arts: 8th Grade40-49%40-49%
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 DES MOINES PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL

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Compare to Nearby Schools:

Hillside Elementary School

713 8th St West Des Moines, IA 50265
Distance: ~0 miles

Phenix Elementary Early Childhood Center

415 7th St West Des Moines, IA 50265
Distance: ~0 miles

Walnut Creek Campus

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

Stilwell Junior High School

1601 Vine St West Des Moines, IA 50265
Distance: ~1 miles

Hanawalt Elementary

225 56th St Des Moines, IA 50312
Distance: ~1 miles

Fairmeadows Elementary School

807 23rd St West Des Moines, IA 50265
Distance: ~1 miles

Closest Public Library Systems:

West Des Moines Public Library

4000 George M. Mills Civic Parkway West Des Moines, IA 50265
Distance: ~3 miles

Urbandale Public Library

3520 86th St Urbandale, IA 50322
Distance: ~4 miles

Clive Public Library

1900 Nw 114th St Clive, IA 50325
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