Walnut Street School

901 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309 | (515) 242-8438
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 262
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 262 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-5
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Judith Cunningham
  • Fax: (515) 242-8372
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 262
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 23.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 147 (56.1%)
  • Females: 115 (43.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 12 (4.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 126 (48.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 138 (52.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Walnut Street School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.8%
Black7026.7%
Asian2710.3%
Hispanic3714.1%
White10640.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Walnut Street School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten7327.9%
Kindergarten3714.1%
1st Grade4416.8%
2nd Grade3714.1%
3rd Grade207.6%
4th Grade2710.3%
5th Grade249.2%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 80%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:20%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 8 Years
  • Average Salary: $40,007
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Walnut Street School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$37,22160%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$44,18640%
Source: IA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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