Orchard Place School

5412 Sw 9th St, Des Moines, IA 50315 | (515) 287-9700
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Student Enrollment: 89
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 89 elementary, middle, and high school students from grades KG-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 5412 Sw 9th Street, Des Moines, IA 50315
  • Principal or Admin: Shari Thompson
  • Fax: (515) 287-9707
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 89
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 11.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 8.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 44 (49.4%)
  • Females: 45 (50.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 1 (1.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 15 (16.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 16 (18.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Orchard Place School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Orchard Place School
  Number Percent
4th Grade22.2%
5th Grade66.7%
6th Grade1213.5%
7th Grade1112.4%
8th Grade1618.0%
9th Grade1719.1%
10th Grade1112.4%
11th Grade1112.4%
12th Grade33.4%
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: $46,145
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Orchard Place School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$36,03013%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$47,66387%
Source: IA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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1 review for Orchard Place School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on October 08, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is amazing with its use of The Circle Of Courage!!!
    This school has helped me more than I can say in words! Thanks to Orchard Place School, I can graduate on time and go off to college. My teacher Ms. Dehaai helped me get my grades up and my GPA highr and I have to say thank you.

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