Walnut Hills Elementary School

4240 Nw 156th St, Urbandale, IA 50323 | (515) 987-3585
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 798
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 798 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-5
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Chris Smith
  • Fax: (515) 987-9784
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 798
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 48.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 409 (51.3%)
  • Females: 389 (48.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 9 (1.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 22 (2.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 31 (3.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Walnut Hills Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.5%
Black50.6%
Asian344.3%
Hispanic232.9%
White71689.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Walnut Hills Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten162.0%
Kindergarten12515.7%
1st Grade12415.5%
2nd Grade11113.9%
3rd Grade16120.2%
4th Grade13216.5%
5th Grade12916.2%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 80%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:21%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 8 Years
  • Average Salary: $39,984
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Walnut Hills Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$33,97450%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$45,99450%
Source: IA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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