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
Brentwood Elementary School
Devonshire School
Iroquois Community School
Maine West High School
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Apollo Elementary School

My child has attended this school since pre-school and every year I grow more and more ...

Posted 9 days ago

Terrace Elementary School

By far, the best public elementary school in DesPlaines as evidenced by their high test...

Posted 45 days ago

Cumberland Elementary School

My kids are still at this school. I could not be happier. The teachers involvement in m...

Posted 51 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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