King Elementary School

1849 Forest Ave, Des Moines, IA 50314 | (515) 242-8417
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 332
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 332 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-5
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Thomas Simmons
  • Fax: (515) 243-1298
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: 332
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 27.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 150 (45.2%)
  • Females: 182 (54.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 28 (8.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 277 (83.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 305 (91.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
King Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.3%
Black16950.9%
Asian51.5%
Hispanic6018.1%
White7522.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For King Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten144.2%
Kindergarten5917.8%
1st Grade4613.9%
2nd Grade5015.1%
3rd Grade6319.0%
4th Grade5115.4%
5th Grade4914.8%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 63%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:37%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 13 Years
  • Average Salary: $44,902
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
King Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$35,34923%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$47,81077%
Source: IA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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