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Sacred Heart School

Private | K-8 | 499 students

 

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $157,500. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $790.

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Posted April 14, 2010

I love my students, they are just great. I work with some great people, the other teachers, the principal and all my other coworkers.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted September 17, 2009

It is a place where my kids are loved, watched over and watched after.
—Submitted by a parent


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 91% 81%
Hispanic 4% 9%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 2%
Black 1% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1601 Grand Avenue
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Phone: (515) 223-1284

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