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:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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School Districts serving Des Moines, WA

Public schools in Des Moines belong to districts that are headquartered in one or more other communities.

Federal Way School District Federal Way, WA Schools
Highline School District Burien, WA Schools
PUBLIC SCHOOLS LOCATED IN Des Moines Grades
Des Moines Elementary School
22001 9th Ave S
Des Moines, WA 98198
PK-05
Gateway School
Highline Community College
Des Moines, WA 98198
09-12
Mark Twain Elementary School
2450 S Star Lake Rd
Federal Way, WA 98003
PK-05
Midway Elementary School
22447 24th Ave S
Des Moines, WA 98198
PK-05
Mount Rainier High School
22450 19th Ave S
Des Moines, WA 98198
09-12
North Hill Elementary School
19835 8th Ave S
Des Moines, WA 98148
PK-05
Pacific Middle School
22705 24th Ave S
Des Moines, WA 98198
06-08
Parkside Elementary School
2104 S 247th St
Des Moines, WA 98198
PK-05
Woodmont K-8 School
26454 16 Th Av S
Des Moines, WA 98198
KG-08

School Districts serving Des Moines, WA

Federal Way School District Federal Way, WA Schools
Highline School District Burien, WA Schools