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4301 College
Des Moines, IA 50311

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(515) 242-8430
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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

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

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

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

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Perkins Elementary School
4301 College, Des Moines, IA  50311
(515) 242-8430
Last modified Perkins Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Perkins Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 6 reviews. Top