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500 South James St
Grimes, IA 50111

(515) 986-4057
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July 06, 2012
South Prairie is a student-focused, results driven elementary that gives children of all skill levels opportunites to improve and excel. I am a mother of two girls, one going into 3rd and one going into Kindergarten. My younger daughter attended preschool at South Prairie this past year. My older daughter participated in BLAST (additional assignments to further academic excellence) in Math and Research. BLAST is provided for a variety of subjects, so if your child shows extra skills in something but is right on track or struggles with another subject, they may still be asked to participate in this advancement program, which I think is awesome. The facilities are great. We live close to South Prairie and walk to the playground all the time. If you are looking to move to an area where children matter to the school system, South Prairie and the Dallas Center - Grimes Schools is the place for you.

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February 11, 2011
This is a wonderful school with wonderful teachers! My child loved his time at South Praire! Great teacher communication.

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2010
Great school. Experienced, caring staff. Supportive parents. Challenging academic program. Many supportive programs. Progressive school district.

- submitted by a teacher
July 25, 2010
Great school, well-maintained facility, stable school district, and top-notch staff, many of whom have several years experience in the district.

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no rating April 27, 2009
Great school with great teachers. School goes the extra mile to make sure kids get what they need. Good communication,

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December 17, 2008
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South Prairie Elementary School
500 South James St, Grimes, IA  50111
(515) 986-4057
Last modified South Prairie Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-2. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
South Prairie Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 7 reviews. Top