West Des Moines Schools

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Brookview Elementary School

Brookview is a great great school we have been there 10 years - all of the teachers are...

Posted 5 days ago

Westridge Elementary School

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Posted 9 days ago

Valley Southwoods

This school is supposed to create an easier transition into high school for oncoming st...

Posted 35 days ago

What's it like to live in West Des Moines?

West Des MoinesIowaU.S.
Median household income $66,930 $48,978 $50,935
Median home price $165,900 $110,700 $152,300
Cost of living (% of national avg)97% 89% 100%
Unemployment 6% 6% 9%
Violent crime index (1 is lowest)344
Days per year with some sun: 200
Days per year with some precipitation: 108
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Source: Sperling's Best Places
Population: 56,609
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