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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

 
Top-Rated Public SchoolsGreatSchools
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Central Elementary School
Devonshire School
Iroquois Community School
South Elementary School
Apollo Elementary School

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Recent Reviews

Apollo Elementary School

I have had my 5 children in school district almost their whole childhood. Grant it the...

Posted 40 days ago

Friendship Jr High School

It has been proven that some of the teachers and staff in this school are prejudice. T...

Posted 41 days ago

Forest Elementary School

Forest School is wonderful! The teachers and staff really care about their students. ...

Posted 53 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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