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Des Moines Public Schools

  • Schools
    66
  • Students
    33,309
  • Teachers
    2,349

Des Moines Public Schools is a public school district in Iowa. They serve 33,309 students across 66 schools, and its teachers have had 1,416 projects funded on DonorsChoose.

  • Contact Des Moines Public Schools Contact data is sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) annual survey process, so apologies if it's out of date!

  • (515) 242-7911
  • 2100 Fleur Dr
  • Des Moines, IA-1158
  • Website

Des Moines Public Schools Students

89%
of students receive free or reduced price lunch We receive data about students' economic need from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) based on the Free or Reduced Price Lunch scale. Learn more.
Source: the National Center for Education Statistics
53%
of its student body are Black, Latino, Native American, or Asian Numbers may not add up to 100 due to NCES survey limitations.

Schools in districts that mainly serve students of color receive substantially less state and local support than similar districts that serve primarily white students. Learn more about this gap, why it exists, and how you can help close it.

Des Moines Public Schools Funding Data from the NCES School District Finance Survey

Des Moines Public Schools had a total revenue of $509.2 million in the 2016-17 school year. 30.3% came from local sources, 58.8% from state sources, and 10.9% from federal sources.

Des Moines Public Schools had a per-pupil revenue of $15,287 per pupil in the 2016-17 school year. 30.3% came from local sources, 58.8% from state sources, and 10.9% from federal sources.

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

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Des Moines Public Schools Support on DonorsChoose Last updated Oct 7, 2022

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Des Moines Public Schools

$663,706
raised using DonorsChoose
1,416
projects funded
441
teachers funded
4,418
donors
106
projects for basic supplies
112
projects for technology
229
projects for books
53
projects for art supplies

Des Moines Public Schools has received support from 2,680 individuals from Iowa and 1,738 individuals out-of-state.

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Des Moines Public Schools Schools

Jessie Franklin Taylor Center Brody Middle School Brubaker Elementary School Callanan Middle School Capitol View Elementary School Carver Community School Cattell Elementary School Central Academy Central Campus High School Cowles Montessori School Des Moines Virtual Campus Downtown Elementary School East High School Edmunds Elementary School Findley Elementary School Focus at Mann FOCUS Program Garton Elementary School Goodrell Middle School Greenwood Elementary School Hanawalt Elementary School Harding Middle School Hiatt Middle School Hillis Elementary School Hoover High School Howe Elementary School Hoyt Middle School Hubbell Elementary School Jackson Elementary School Jefferson Elementary School King Elementary Lincoln High School Lovejoy Elementary School Madison Elementary School Mitchell Early Learning Center McCombs Middle School McKee Education Center McKinley Elementary School Meredith Middle School Merrill Middle School Monroe Elementary School Moore Elementary School Morris Elementary School Moulton Elementary Shool North High School Oak Park Elementary School Orchard Place Campus School Des Moines Alternative Programs Park Avenue Elementary School Perkins Elementary School Phillips Elementary School Pleasant Hill Elementary School River Woods Elementary School Roosevelt High School Ruby Van Meter School Samuelson Elementary School Scavo High School South Union Elementary School Stowe Elementary School Studebaker Elementary School Walnut Street School Weeks Middle School Willard Elementary School Windsor Elementary School Woodlawn Education Center Wright Elementary School
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