Des Moines Independent Community School District

Know your school choice options in Iowa.

In Iowa your child can attend any school in the district (called intradistrict choice) or outside the district (interdistrict choice). Charter schools are also an option.

Under the federal No Child Left Behind law, students attending a Title I school designated as "in need of improvement" have the right to attend a higher performing school in the district.
GreatSchools Rating: 2 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
This district's rating is based on its schools' test results; 10 is best.
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901 Walnut St
Des Moines, IA 50309
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PH: (515) 242-7911
yellow arrow Grades PK-12
yellow arrow 64 schools
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Samuelson Elementary School

Great teachers and administration! We have been very impressed with the quality of all ...

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Edmunds Fine Arts Academy

I've had three children at Edmunds over the last 10 years. All three are highly accele...

Posted 10 days ago

Walnut Street School

Only start school for few days and already hate the parking for pick up and drop off. T...

Posted 22 days ago

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