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Iowa Christian Academy

Private | PK-12 | 256 students

 

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Living in West Des Moines

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 May 11, 2010

Can't say enough about ICA. The academics are outstanding and the teachers are second to none. They are amazing educators and they really love the kids. I have three children at ICA and am so happy with the education they are receiving - both academicaly and biblically. The fact that my kids can be in band, athletics -- and participate -- that is worth everything to me. So thankful that God led us ICA.
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Posted May 23, 2007

I have three children that have attended this school for several years, with our oldest just graduating from the school. The staff is tremendous and they truly love the children. The atmosphere of the classroom and school in general have greatly helped my children learn in a safe and challenging environment. Due to the school size, my children have been able to be involved in a variety of activities, which would not happen in the larger schools in the area. The values encouraged and leadership opportunities presented are preparing all my children to deal effectively with the world. I would strongly encourage any parent to send their children to this school.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 91% 86%
Hispanic 3% 7%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Asian 2% 1%
Black 1% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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2501 Vine St
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Phone: (515) 221-3999

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