Valley Southwoods School

625 South 35th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265 | (515) 633-4500
  • Grades: 9
  • Student Enrollment: 666
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 666 high school students that are all enrolled in the same grade level (09)
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 625 S 35th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265
  • Principal or Admin: Kent Abrahamson
  • Fax: (515) 633-4599
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 666
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 45.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 341 (51.2%)
  • Females: 325 (48.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 27 (4.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 85 (12.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 112 (16.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Valley Southwoods School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.5%
Black375.6%
Asian314.7%
Hispanic619.2%
White51977.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Valley Southwoods School
  Number Percent
9th Grade666100.0%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 47%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:53%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 14 Years
  • Average Salary: $47,803
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Valley Southwoods School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$37,94327%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$51,38873%
Source: IA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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