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About This School

Oak Park is a public elementary school in Des Moines. 403 students attend Oak Park and are mostly Multiracial, Asian/Pacific Islander, and Asian. 82% of the 403 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Oak Park is 13:1. Findley Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Multiracial 9% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 5%
Asian 6% %
White, non-Hispanic 45% 58%
Hispanic 23% 17%
Black, non-Hispanic 16% 19%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 82% 56%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    Oak Park is an inner city school that is struggling to survive in a financially depressed area and is in need of a lot of help. Thank you for the oppurtunity to help.

  • (5 years ago)

    my grandson was having trouble in reading. When he started at this school in 2nd grade. Then they worked with him to push harder.Now he can read very well.

  • (5 years ago)

    They have great teachers.They alway push you to get better.Like my son hated to read and now he is a really good reader.He always wants to read

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