West Des Moines, IA
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West Des Moines Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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West Des Moines Comm School District Details

West Des Moines Comm School District
3550 Mills Civic Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50265

9,519 Students enrolled in District

13 Schools in District

16 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

West Des Moines Comm School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Clive Learning Academy School
1600 73rd Street
Des Moines, IA, 50324
PK-06
Crestview School Of Inquiry
8355 Franklin Avenue
Clive, IA, 50325
PK-06
Crossroads Park Elementary School
1050 50th St
West Des Moines, IA, 50266
KG-06
Fairmeadows Elementary School
807 23rd St
West Des Moines, IA, 50265
PK-06
Hillside Elementary School
713 8th St
West Des Moines, IA, 50265
KG-06
Indian Hills Junior High School
9401 Indian Hills Dr
Clive, IA, 50325
07-08
Jordan Creek Elementary School
4105 Fuller Rd
West Des Moines, IA, 50265
PK-06
Stilwell Junior High School
1601 Vine St
West Des Moines, IA, 50265
07-08
Valley High School
3650 Woodland Ave
West Des Moines, IA, 50266
10-12
Valley Southwoods School
625 S 35th St
West Des Moines, IA, 50265
09-09
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 72.9% 81.2%
Black 7.2% 5.7%
Hispanic 12.3% 10.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 7.2% 2.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.4%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 32.8% 39.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 27.5% 32.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.3% 6.7%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,557 $60,029,335 44.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $388 $3,552,140 2.6%
Staff $500 $4,577,500 3.4%
General Administration $429 $3,927,495 2.9%
School Administration $494 $4,522,570 3.4%
Operation $999 $9,145,845 6.8%
Transportation $389 $3,561,295 2.7%
Other $317 $2,902,135 2.2%
Total Support $3,515 $32,179,825 24.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,585 $41,975,675 31.3%
Total Expenditures $14,656 $134,175,680 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,410 $3,236,966,383 52.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $337 $170,410,528 2.7%
Staff $350 $176,600,126 2.8%
General Administration $244 $123,282,433 2.0%
School Administration $567 $286,386,305 4.6%
Operation $925 $467,326,879 7.5%
Transportation $402 $202,909,854 3.3%
Other $262 $132,545,859 2.1%
Total Support $3,088 $1,559,530,939 25.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,787 $1,407,134,747 22.7%
Total Expenditures $12,286 $6,203,629,027 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

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