Contact this school

4301 College
Des Moines, IA 50311

Facebook page
(515) 242-8430
Nearby homes for sale

Do you work at this school?
Claim your school profile page to update and add information.

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Coed / Single gender
    Coed
More

6 reviews

Community rating

How would you rate your experience at this school?

5 STARS
2
4 STARS
2
3 STARS
0
2 STARS
2
1 STAR
0

Recent Comments


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · March 03, 2015
I have two children currently attending Perkins Academy. When looking for a home in the Des Moines area, my wife and I were told the only "good" education would be outside of the DMPS district. I knew those people were wrong, and Perkins Academy... more

Overall:
Submitted by a parent · January 31, 2014
This school doesn't contact parents when they are put into different classes, you have to approach the teacher to get any information about your child. They don't send anything specific home about your child. The principal isn't present much, they... more

Overall:
Submitted by a parent · January 14, 2007
At first I thought most of Des Moines Schools did not challenge kids enough but then when I transferred to Perkins everything changed. They have magnificent teachers,they have fun out of school activities, and they give students a chance to... more

Overall:
Submitted by a parent · October 29, 2006
I was skeptical of the Des Moines school district because of prior experience, but have found Perkins Academy to be a bright spot where there is an active PTA and a fairly close community of teachers. It seems plain, but beyond the culture of the... more

See all reviews
Need help choosing a school? We can help »

Media Gallery

Media missing

Uh oh! No photos. This frame will look much better when you upload photos »


Nearby homes and rentals



Nearby schools

Last modified: March 3, 2015

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. GreatSchools.org is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families.


GreatSchools.org 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2016 GreatSchools.org All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

Perkins Elementary School
4301 College, Des Moines, IA  50311
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 6 reviews. (515) 242-8430
Last modified Perkins Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Top