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Des Moines Schools

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GreatSchools Rating: 5 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
Des Moines's rating is based on its public schools' test results; 10 is best. Learn more

Top-Rated Des Moines Public Schools

 
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Aviation High School
Kent Mountain View Academy
Des Moines Elementary School
North Hill-Primary School
Parkside Elementary School
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What's it like to live in Des Moines?

Des MoinesWashingtonU.S.
Median household income $54,630 $55,535 $50,935
Median home price $189,100 $234,000 $152,300
Cost of living (% of national avg)113% 117% 100%
Unemployment 8% 9% 9%
Violent crime index (1 is lowest)644
Days per year with some sun: 152
Days per year with some precipitation: 158
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Source: Sperling's Best Places
Population: 29,673
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