Hillside Elementary School

713 8th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265 | (515) 633-6200
  • Grades: KG-6
  • Student Enrollment: 618
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 618 elementary school students from grades KG-6
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Robert Davis
  • Fax: (515) 633-6299
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: 618
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 43.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 309 (50.0%)
  • Females: 309 (50.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 66 (10.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 249 (40.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 315 (51.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Hillside Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Black457.3%
Asian243.9%
Hispanic12720.6%
White39463.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Hillside Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten7812.6%
1st Grade7311.8%
2nd Grade7712.5%
3rd Grade7812.6%
4th Grade9815.9%
5th Grade10316.7%
6th Grade11118.0%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 72%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:28%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 14 Years
  • Average Salary: $47,624
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Hillside Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$37,83917%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$49,58183%
Source: IA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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