Des Moines Christian School

Private School
13007 Douglas Pkwy Ste 100
Urbandale, IA 50323
Polk County
(515) 252-2480

Religious Affiliation
Other religious

Co-Ed Status
Coed



Des Moines Christian School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Des Moines Christian School Students by Grade
PK 172
K 66
1 75
2 54
3 76
4 53
5 50
6 56
7 63
8 54
9 63
10 59
11 60
12 58

Des Moines Christian School is a private high school located in Urbandale, IA and has 976 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th. Des Moines Christian School is the 3rd largest private high school in Iowa and the 299th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.0 to 1.

Total Students: 976
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 44

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Des Moines Christian School Students by Gender

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 Female 583
(60%)
1,930
(51%)
 Male 393
(40%)
1,868
(49%)

Des Moines Christian School Students by Ethnicity

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 White 748
(93%)
2,925
(86%)
 Asian 18
(2%)
78
(2%)
 Hispanic 17
(2%)
192
(6%)
 Black 16
(2%)
160
(5%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
42
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Des Moines Christian School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 830
2007 930
2009 857
2011 976

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13
2007 12
2009 15
2011 17

Compare Des Moines Christian School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Des Moines Christian School
Urbandale, IA
Private PK - 12 976 17:1  
Indian Hills Junior High School
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Public 07 - 08 661 13.8:1 4 miles
Valley High School
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Public 10 - 12 1,947 17.9:1 4 miles
Waukee Senior High School
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Public 10 - 12 1,268 14.8:1 4 miles
Prairieview School
Waukee, IA
Public 09 - 09 535 15.1:1 4 miles
Dowling Catholic High School
West Des Moines, IA
Private 09 - 12 1,406 17:1 5 miles
Urbandale High School
Urbandale, IA
Public 09 - 12 1,231 14.5:1 5 miles
DC-G Meadows
Grimes, IA
Public 08 - 09 365 17.4:1 5 miles
Iowa Christian Academy
West Des Moines, IA
Private PK - 12 283 12:1 5 miles
Dallas Center-Grimes High School
Grimes, IA
Public 10 - 12 484 15.6:1 5 miles
Stilwell Junior High School
West Des Moines, IA
Public 07 - 08 699 14.1:1 6 miles
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