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PK-8|Private
305 students
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School leader:  Ellen Stemler
5810 Carpenter Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311

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(515) 277-0178
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"St. Theresa is an academically progressive, STEM-certified, Catholic school. "

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Religious, Science, Service learning, Social justice
  • Arts
    Band, Choir / Chorus, Vocal lessons / coaching, Drama...
  • Sports
    Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross country, Football, Track...
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27 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · February 19, 2016
Social Justice Week, STEM with all students, Robotics, HyperStream, First Lego League, Engineering is Elementary, A world in Motion, Project Lead the Way, STEM Camps, hands on learning everyday with every student! I love it all! My kids really... more

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · December 11, 2015
St theresa is a pbis and strives to live these values in everything they do. No person or place is perfect and this is a wonderful place to grow together.

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Submitted by a parent · December 11, 2015
Social-emotional, physical, academic, and spiritual well-being are all positively supported and achieved. Very welcoming environment and inclusive in all school activities and community life.

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · August 11, 2015
There is a saying among the teachers that i have heard from many of them "whatever it takes". I asked once what they meant by that and they said that it means that they would do whatever they could to help students succeed. I have a son that... more

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About this school

For over 60 years St. Theresa has been a strong, faith-filled community. Student to teacher ratio is 12:1. We offer wrap-around childcare starting at 3 years old, 4 certified STEM-trained teachers, Lego League, garden, and active Youth Ministry programs. Students seeking extracurricular activities will find academic, athletic, and recreational clubs including Girls on the Run and both Boy and Girl Scouts.

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Last modified: February 19, 2016
Last modified St Theresa School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
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