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901 Walnut St
Des Moines, IA 50309

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Submitted by a parent · September 01, 2015
This year they have a drop off lane for the kid, which is a plus, if they can do this for pickup too it would be great. They also have a lot of staffing changes this year, hopefully good changes to help pull up test scores, The test scores of the... more

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · September 01, 2015
Love my son's kindergarten teacher, she pays attention to the kids (e.g. she let me know she put my son jacket in his backpack because she afraid it's going to get paint on during his art class) and she responses very quickly to my email when i... more

Amount of homework: no rating
Submitted by a parent · September 01, 2015
don't have real homework yet, only tell to read to him 20 minutes each day. or play some counting with him since he's only in kindergarten last year.

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Submitted by a parent · April 30, 2014
The school does a great job and has made many improvements in its short 10 year history. Academic achievement has been increasing each year, but gains are still needed and it seems like the effort by staff is targeted. Certainly there are things... more

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Last modified: September 2, 2016
Last modified Walnut Street School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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