Harding Middle School

203 East Euclid Ave, Des Moines, IA 50313 | (515) 242-8445
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 581
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 581 middle school students from grades 6-8
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 203 E Euclid Ave, Des Moines, IA 50313
  • Principal or Admin: Donna Christensen
  • Fax: (515) 244-3566
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: 581
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 47.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 315 (54.2%)
  • Females: 266 (45.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 64 (11.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 433 (74.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 497 (85.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Harding Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian61.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Harding Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade21937.7%
7th Grade19132.9%
8th Grade17129.4%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 65%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:35%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 14 Years
  • Average Salary: $45,636
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Harding Middle School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$36,39826%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$48,79675%
Source: IA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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