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PK-8|Private
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School leader:  Mrs. Kathleen Ricker
100 45th Street
Des Moines, IA 50312

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(515) 274-0453
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"Specializing in small class sizes which emphasizes individualized instruction"

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Environmental, World languages, Humanities, Mathematics...
  • Arts
    Video and film production, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, French, Spanish
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8 reviews

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Grateful to: School leader
Submitted by a community member · September 29, 2015
Kathy Ricker is a great school leader! She is a charismatic leader, who truly cares about her staff and the students.

Develops honesty: Strongly agree
Submitted by a community member · September 29, 2015
Bergman provides small class sizes so students are truly in a community/ family setting. Students also take part in many service learning projects and they also have community charity projects often.

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Submitted by a community member · September 29, 2015
Bergman Academy is a great school. Teachers differentiate learning for individual students. Students are educated in all core subjects as well as PE, Art, Spanish and Music. My favorite this is the kids get to explore the woods as part of their... more

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Bergman Academy is the only Pre-K-8th grade certified private secular school in Des Moines. Our class sizes features a 16:1 ratio and we emphasize individualized instruction. We are marked by an emphasis on rigor and relevance in science, mathematics, literature, foreign language, and world culture. Our students consistently test in the 99% for Iowa Assessments. Our staff is committed to investigating the newest teaching methods and combining them with current curriculum.

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Last modified: September 29, 2015
Bergman Academy
100 45th Street, Des Moines, IA  50312
Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 8 reviews. (515) 274-0453
Last modified Bergman Academy is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
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