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      Top Rated Schools in Clive

      Name Grades Students Proficiency
      Shuler Elementary SchoolKG - 568490%
      Indian Hills Junior High School7 - 863172%
      Crestview School Of InquiryPK - 655453%
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      Clive, Iowa is a Perfect Family PLace
      Living in Clive, close to Des Moines, Iowa, has been just perfect for me and my family for over 16 years now. If I had to complain about a single thing here it would be the weather. We do see a lot of tornados in these parts. But we take it all in stride, head down to the basement when Mother Nature gets angry, and ride it out. It's a small price to pay to live in a great community full of wonderful neighbors, where there are fantastic schools, lovely homes, a good employment market, a very low crime rate, and just all-around peace and tranquility.

      Being located close to Des Moines provides lots of big-city amenities when it comes to entertainment. We have Pinot's Palette, a unique and fun place where you get to create a piece of artwork while enjoying food, drink, and some great company. We also have the one-of-a-kind John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park, Living History Farms, and the Science Center of Iowa. Never a lack of exciting things to do, and that just makes Clive an even greater place to live.
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      Source: The Clive, IA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).