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Des Moines, IA
Students enrolled: 534
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Harding Middle School 4

Posted May 12, 2015
- a parent
From our son's first tour of Harding as a fifth grader, my wife and I have been impressed with the diverse student body, vibrant staff, and recently updated facilities. We have been extremely impressed with our son's experience as a member of the Wolf Pack. Students were given the opportunity to join once they agreed to a pledge requiring them to be positive role models and perform some community service. Last year over half of the student body took the pledge and, not coincidentally, Harding led all DMPS middle schools with the lowest number of days lost to suspension. The program also focuses attention away from bullies and empowers students to report such treatment while also using their voice and presence to stand up for themselves and others.

Harding Middle School 5

Posted December 25, 2013
- a community member
Harding is the best school I have worked at. I have never encountered a staff so committed to the success of its students in all aspects, whether it be academically, emotionally, or socially as a member of the larger community. In particular, through the use of RTI (Response to Intervention), Academic Advisory (large group re-teaching), and support staff, the resources and support for struggling students are enormous. The emphasis of giving back to the community and being a role model through Wolf Pack, 7th Grade Mentors, RUN DSM, etc. The school is also working to become a Pre A.P. school. Although the school still has far to go as a recovering SINA school, the growth it has made in just a few short years has been phenomenal. I am excited to see how the school evolves in the coming years.

Harding Middle School 5

Posted December 12, 2010
- a teacher
This school is improving by the day! The staff and students are choosing their attitudes each and every day.

Harding Middle School 5

Posted December 09, 2008
- a parent
I am totally happy with Harding Middle School. My son is thriving as an 8th grader and any questions/concerns I have had have been answered and dealt with very satifactorally Lisa Walker, parent of studen

Harding Middle School 5

Posted March 31, 2006
- a student
Harding is a friendly school. The teachers help the students so much to get thier grades up. The teachers help students personally if they have a problem with homw work.

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Harding Middle School
203 East Euclid Ave, Des Moines, IA  50313
(515) 242-8445
Last modified Harding Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 1 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Harding Middle School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 6 reviews. Top