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About This School

Howe Elementary School is a public elementary school in Des Moines. 304 students go to Howe Elementary School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Asian. 88% of the 304 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Howe Elementary School is 16:1. McKinley Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 41% 58%
Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 5%
Asian 3% %
Hispanic 28% 17%
Black, non-Hispanic 17% 19%
Multiracial 10% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.7% 0.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.7% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 88% 56%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Spend a minimal amount of time in this school and it's clear why it is rated as is. It's about the paycheck from everyone from the teachers to the front office. It's a positive thing that the students have a lot of homework. This ensures they get the assistance they need. Lacks teamwork and partnerships.

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