PROFICIENCY n/a equal to state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
61%Des Moines Independent Comm School District
75%Des Moines

Orchard Place School is a school servicing grades KG to 12 and is located in the district of "Des Moines Independent Comm School District" in Des Moines, IA. There are a total of 95 students and 12 teachers at Orchard Place School, for a student to teacher ratio of 8 to 1. There are a total of 37 free lunch students and 3 reduced lunch students.

Orchard Place School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of n/a, which is equal to the Iowa average.


Student/Teacher ratio8:1
Free lunch37
Reduced lunch3


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Orchard Place School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Orchard Place School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 83.7% 44.3% 78.7% 51.1%
African American 4.1% 17.6% 5.4% 15.9%
Asian 4.1% 7.0% 2.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.1% 23.9% 9.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.5% 0.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.1% 6.5% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Wright Elementary School67%0.6Des Moines, IA
Morris Elementary School53%0.8Des Moines, IA
Park Ave Elementary School55%0.9Des Moines, IA
South Union Elementary School56%1.1Des Moines, IA
Lovejoy Elementary School62%1.3Des Moines, IA
Mccombs Middle School62%1.4Des Moines, IA
Studebaker Elementary School64%1.6Des Moines, IA
Jefferson Elementary School83%1.7Des Moines, IA
Weeks Middle School59%2.0Des Moines, IA
Lincoln High School67%2.1Des Moines, IA
Howe Elementary55%2.1Des Moines, IA
Brody Middle School68%2.1Des Moines, IA

Des Moines demographics profile

StatisticDes MoinesIowaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,4075591
Median age33.738.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%60%55%
Speak English83%92%79%
Speak Spanish9%4%13%

Education level achieved in Des Moines

IndexDes MoinesIowaNational
Completed 8th grade82.6%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school81.4%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college56.8%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.8%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.2%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters7.5%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Orchard Place School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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