Park Ave Elementary School

3141 Sw 9th St, Des Moines, IA 50315 | (515) 242-8429
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 521
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 521 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-5
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Wayne Knutson
  • Fax: (515) 244-8238
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: 521
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 35.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 262 (50.3%)
  • Females: 259 (49.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 57 (10.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 249 (47.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 306 (58.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Park Ave Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black5410.4%
Asian163.1%
Hispanic7013.4%
White34666.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Park Ave Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten8516.3%
Kindergarten8015.4%
1st Grade7915.2%
2nd Grade7614.6%
3rd Grade5510.6%
4th Grade7714.8%
5th Grade6913.2%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 52%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:48%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 17 Years
  • Average Salary: $48,146
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Park Ave Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$33,92219%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$51,49381%
Source: IA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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