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West Des Moines, IA
Students enrolled: 580

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713 8th St
West Des Moines, IA 50265

(515) 633-6200
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January 19, 2012
This school has very caring teachers and assisting staff. The principal does not give up on any child or send them to alternative school. He brings in the best outside sources to help with learning and the students have many chances to learn at field trips as well as a couple of behavior award trips a year. I moved in the middle of a school year but open enrolled my child to stay at Hillside. He was learning a lot, has many opportunities, and great support. The school emphasizes the arts and great character. There is a large diversity of students and no one student is any better then another. They treat every child like he/she will succeed.

- submitted by a parent
September 24, 2009
An accident waiting to happen. Lack of discipline and enforcement of rules creates an oppressive and dangerous environment. Very poor leadership on part of principal.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 16, 2009
great teachers that care - work there for generations of family & care about the community.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 15, 2009
We have such loving and caring staff for our children to learn from! Our principal and assistant principal were my elementary teacher and principal, so I love the consistency and stamina of our devoted teachers!

- submitted by a parent
June 21, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
January 27, 2009
I love the teachers,they have great communication to the parents.

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October 14, 2008
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Hillside Elementary School
713 8th St, West Des Moines, IA  50265
(515) 633-6200
Last modified Hillside Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Hillside Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 7 reviews. Top