Morris Elementary School

1401 Geil Ave, Des Moines, IA 50315 | (515) 242-8421
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 692
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 692 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-5
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1401 Geil Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50315
  • Principal or Admin: Susan Tallman
  • Fax: (515) 285-1868
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: 692
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 48.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 370 (53.5%)
  • Females: 322 (46.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 66 (9.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 443 (64.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 509 (73.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Morris Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Black578.2%
Asian314.5%
Hispanic24335.1%
White32947.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Morris Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten355.1%
Kindergarten11416.5%
1st Grade11817.1%
2nd Grade10815.6%
3rd Grade10415.0%
4th Grade10114.6%
5th Grade11216.2%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 71%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:30%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 13 Years
  • Average Salary: $43,902
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Morris Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$35,28723%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$46,43677%
Source: IA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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