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PK-12|Private
860 students
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School leader:  Glenn Vos, Superintendent
13007 Douglas Parkway
Urbandale, IA 50323

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(515) 252-2480
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"Equipping minds and nurturing hearts to impact the world for Christ."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    None
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    Graphics, Band, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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52 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · April 22, 2016
Substandard academics, especially in the junior high and high school. Teacher turnover at all grade levels is exceptionally high, so they don't really know the curriculum. The school has decided to value athletics and money over a academics.

Teacher effectiveness: Very ineffective
Submitted by a parent · April 22, 2016
High turnover here leads to teachers being very unfamiliar with the curriculum and topics being covered.

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Submitted by a parent · August 20, 2015
Last year was our first year at DMCS and we can't begin to express how much we love it! We thought the transition to a new school would be difficult, but it was far better than we could have hoped for. Everyone went above and beyond to make sure... more

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Submitted by a teacher · August 19, 2015
When I began teaching at DMCS in the fall of 2002 I was a school parent and knew many of the students and their parents. I think of the school as having a small-town atmosphere where we are like a family, but more importantly a family of... more

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Des Moines Christian School seeks to promote the development of the whole child academically, socially, emotionally, physically and spiritually.

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Des Moines Christian Schools
13007 Douglas Parkway, Urbandale, IA  50323
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 52 reviews. (515) 252-2480
Last modified Des Moines Christian Schools is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
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