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1800 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309

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Submitted by a parent · May 04, 2016
On January 7 I feel and broke my leg very badly. I live across the street from the Downtown School. I was bed ridden for 6 weeks and I would have to go up and down four flights of stairs to take my son to school. I had no one to take him to... more

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · May 04, 2016
I have to say read my first post because it explains this. What other school would take their time to get a student who had no way of getting to school because of a parent's injury!

Amount of homework: Agree
Submitted by a parent · May 04, 2016
My son is a first year and I don't think at his age he should have homework.

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Submitted by a parent · February 12, 2015
Both my kids went to the DTS, they have some very good teachers there, and yes class sizes are smaller, however, I learned at my youngest first conference in middle school this year that she did not know basic math. How did that happen? Both of... more

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Last modified: September 2, 2016
Last modified Downtown School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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