Showing school attendance zone

Test Scores by grade:

About This School

Greenwood Elementary School is a public elementary school in Des Moines. 452 children attend Greenwood Elementary School and identify mostly as Asian/Pacific Islander; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian. 52% of the 452 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Greenwood Elementary School is 15:1. St. Augustine Catholic School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Orchestra
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 5%
White, non-Hispanic 50% 58%
Asian 5% %
Black, non-Hispanic 21% 19%
Hispanic 14% 17%
Multiracial 10% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.7% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.5%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 52% 56%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    My son is a 2nd grader at Greenwood. We have had a wonderful experience with the staff. The teachers are wonderful and in tune to the childrens needs and talents. My husband also went to Greenwood as a child.

  • (6 years ago)

    My fourth and youngest child is now at Greenwood. We have had a wonderful experience over the course of the past 8 years there. Superior teachers good neighbors and a beautiful urban setting.

  • (8 years ago)

    Greenwood is a wonderful school with a bonus racial & economic diversity. It is a traditional school and at times it almost feels like a private school since some of the wealthiest families in Des Moines send their children here. The principal is delightful and easily accessible. Fantastic after-school (Metro) program as well as extracurricular French Spanish lessons and many special programs. Very involved parental community and active PTA.

  • (8 years ago)

    Wonderful school parents and teachers alike are very involved in each child's education. Many art sport and music activities as well as extracurriculars are available.

See all reviews on GreatSchools

Nearby