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About This School

Western Hills Elementary School is a public elementary school in West Des Moines. 567 children attend Western Hills Elementary School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 19% of the 567 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Western Hills Elementary School is 18:1. Hillside Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 82% 81%
Black, non-Hispanic 5% 6%
Hispanic 5% 8%
Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 6%
Multiracial 4% %
Asian 4% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 19% 18%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    I have 2 daughters at this school currently. If you are moving to West Des Moines this is a fantastic welcoming community of families and staff who work together well. Lots of parent support. There is a great mix of new and well-seasoned teachers they strive to keep technology current and offer many activities for students outside of school.

  • (4 years ago)

    its a wonderful school. highly recommmend it.teachers are caring and a good atmosphere since the school is in a neighborhood.

  • (6 years ago)

    Western Hills is the GREATEST school. All my kids have attended there and we love it there.

  • (8 years ago)

    Awesome incredible amazing school. Nurturing environment. Extra help for kids who need it. Dedicated staff who are proud to be a part of the school. Excellent place!

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