GreatSchools Rating: 6 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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Top-Rated Des Plaines Public Schools

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Central Elementary School
Devonshire School
Iroquois Community School
South Elementary School
Apollo Elementary School
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St Zachary Elementary School

I have 2 kids attending that school, both love their teachers, could not be happier.

Posted 17 days ago

Devonshire School

We recently transferred to Devonshire from a private school in Chicago. We are very hap...

Posted 18 days ago

Friendship Jr High School

Friendship Jr High is a great school with great teachers and environment. This school ...

Posted 22 days ago

What's it like to live in Des Plaines?

Des PlainesIllinoisU.S.
Median household income $60,180 $54,685 $50,935
Median home price $180,400 $163,100 $152,300
Cost of living (% of national avg)108% 101% 100%
Unemployment 10% 10% 9%
Violent crime index (1 is lowest)364
Days per year with some sun: 187
Days per year with some precipitation: 126
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Source: Sperling's Best Places
Population: 58,364
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