Western Hills Elementary School

600 39th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265 | (515) 633-5900
  • Grades: KG-6
  • Student Enrollment: 526
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 526 elementary school students from grades KG-6
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Beth Lang
  • Fax: (515) 633-5999
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 526
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 32.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 280 (53.2%)
  • Females: 246 (46.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 23 (4.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 44 (8.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 67 (12.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Western Hills Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.4%
Black71.3%
Asian163.0%
Hispanic224.2%
White45085.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Western Hills Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten7313.9%
1st Grade8115.4%
2nd Grade9017.1%
3rd Grade8115.4%
4th Grade5310.1%
5th Grade7814.8%
6th Grade7013.3%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 64%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:36%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 15 Years
  • Average Salary: $48,415
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Western Hills Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$38,86824%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$51,43076%
Source: IA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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