East High School
East High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:
- Category Attribute
- Diversity Most diverse schools (Top 5%)
- Percent Eligible For Free Lunch Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 10%)
- East High School's student population of 2,329 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
- The teacher population of 122 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades 9-12|
|Total Students||2,329 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||122 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
- East High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,239 schools in Iowa (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
- The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year Data||This School||State Level (IA)|
|Overall School Rank||#1155 out of 1239 schools|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||19:1||14:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Des Moines Independent Comm School District|
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- Des Moines Moulton Elementary School Grades: PK-5 | 483 students
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