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Apartments for Rent near Downtown School - 173 Rentals available

  • Apartment
    2301 Ingersoll Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312
    $982 - $2,160
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Core Living
    Available Today! Last updated 8 Aug 2020
    (833) 379-9466
  • Apartment
    700 East 5Th Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
    $760 - $1,198
    • Studio-4 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    BH Management Services, LLC
    Available Today! Last updated 8 Aug 2020
    (833) 505-6085
  • Apartment
    1405 SE 1St Street, Des Moines, IA 50315
    $982 - $1,550
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Paramark Corp
    Available Today! Last updated 8 Aug 2020
    (515) 280-3887
  • Apartment
    1400 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
    $946 - $1,984
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Core Living
    Available Today! Last updated 8 Aug 2020
    (833) 226-1390
  • Apartment
    5528 Meredith Dr., Des Moines, IA 50310
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    $720 - $755
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2.5 Baths
    Elevate Property Management
    Available Today! Last updated 8 Aug 2020
    (515) 325-8625
  • Apartment
    2400 Hickman Road, Des Moines, IA 50310
    $610 - $860
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Core Living
    Available Today! Last updated 8 Aug 2020
    (833) 766-1689
  • Apartment
    3821 66Th Street, Urbandale, IA 50322
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    $675 - $735
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Elevate Property Management
    Available Today! Last updated 8 Aug 2020
    (515) 361-7636
  • Apartment
    601 E Vine Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
    $830 - $1,535
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Core Living
    Available Today! Last updated 8 Aug 2020
    (515) 410-8138
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    1800 Watrous Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50315
    $638 - $979
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    BH Management Services, LLC
    Last updated 8 Aug 2020
    (833) 687-2585
  • Apartment
    5528 Meredith Drive, Des Moines, IA 50310
    $830 - $950
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Elevate Property Management
    Last updated 8 Aug 2020
    (515) 361-7259
  • Apartment
    5501 Aurora Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310
    $845 - $1,203
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Timberland Partners, Inc.
    Last updated 8 Aug 2020
    (515) 444-2370
  • Apartment
    2000 Westown Pkwy. #37, West Des Moines, IA 50265
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    $760 - $815
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Elevate Property Management
    Last updated 8 Aug 2020
    (515) 368-7552
  • Apartment
    604 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
    $1,116 - $1,811
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-3.5 Baths
    Block Multifamily Group
    Last updated 8 Aug 2020
    (844) 855-1080
  • Apartment
    3662 Ingersoll Ave., Des Moines, IA 50312
    $1,075 - $1,100
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Elevate Property Management
    Last updated 8 Aug 2020
    (515) 519-3412
  • Apartment
    2510 Canterbury Rd., Urbandale, IA 50322
    $700 - $1,196
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-1.5 Baths
    BH Management Services, LLC
    Last updated 8 Aug 2020
    (833) 227-9103
  • Apartment
    4200 Park Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50321
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    $725 - $1,300
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    BH Management Services, LLC
    Last updated 8 Aug 2020
    (833) 516-8301
  • Apartment
    103 SW 3Rd St, Des Moines, IA 50309
    $1,095 - $2,549
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Core Living
    Last updated 8 Aug 2020
    (833) 305-0894
  • Apartment
    4220 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312
    $845
    • 2-3 Beds
    • 1-1.5 Baths
    Elevate Property Management
    Last updated 8 Aug 2020
    (515) 361-3720
  • Apartment
    500 31St Street, Des Moines, IA 50312
    $790
    • 1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Elevate Property Management
    Last updated 8 Aug 2020
    (660) 235-3159
  • Apartment
    2824 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Conlin Properties
    Last updated 8 Aug 2020
    (515) 279-5276
  • Apartment
    732 18Th Street, Des Moines, IA 50314
    • 1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Knapp Properties
    Last updated 8 Aug 2020
    (515) 282-2122
  • Apartment
    5015(A-D) SW 9Th St, Des Moines, IA 50315
    $640 - $730
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Conlin Properties
    Last updated 8 Aug 2020
    (515) 285-9751
  • Apartment
    2714 Ingersoll Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312
    $850 - $1,050
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Knapp Properties
    Last updated 8 Aug 2020
    (515) 282-2122
  • Apartment
    2207 E Park Ave, Des Moines, IA 50320
    $840 - $846
    • 2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Dominium Management Services, LLC
    Last updated 8 Aug 2020
    (833) 287-3418
  • Apartment
    1155 Office Park Rd, Ste. 100A, West Des Moines, IA 50265
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Knapp Properties
    Last updated 8 Aug 2020
    (515) 223-6266

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Downtown School Overview

1800 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309 , Tel: +1 (515) 284-5848 Des Moines Independent Community School District
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    Type: Public Elementary School
    Grades: K-6
  • 271

    Students

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Downtown School Ratings & Reviews

February 17, 2019 Submitted by a parent
"Our 5th grade student cannot do basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, or fractions. It is impossible to understand how a 5th grader, with report cards that reflect good academic standing, is unable to give the answers to 9x3, or 56-48, or what is 1/12 of 60? In four months, our student will be graduating into middle school. Our student also cannot pick a noun or a verb from a sentence, however, this week there are two field trips. The school has sent multiple emails in the past month about a Meals From The Heartland fundraiser. Our student can talk on and on about Meals From The Heartland, but can't tell us that ""meal"" is a noun. The school is not academically focused. We should have made a switch sooner."
May 04, 2016 Submitted by a parent
On January 7 I feel and broke my leg very badly. I live across the street from the Downtown School. I was bed ridden for 6 weeks and I would have to go up and down four flights of stairs to take my son to school. I had no one to take him to school. I called his teacher, Mr. Kerns, and I thought I was going to have to take Asher out of school because I had no way to take him to school. Mr. Kerns offered to walk over and get Asher in the morning and after school! It makes me tear up as I write this. It was so overwhelming that he cared about my son so much. The other 5/6 teachers helped, as well as Mrs. Flickenger!I know that no other elementary school would have done this for us. I am truly grateful for Asher to go to such a wonderful school. I can't say thank you enough to everyone who helped us.I couldn't have picked a better teacher for Asher than Mr. Kerns! He is such an kind teacher who obviously cares so much about his students.Sheryl Hutto
February 12, 2015 Submitted by a parent
"Both my kids went to the DTS, they have some very good teachers there, and yes class sizes are smaller, however, I learned at my youngest first conference in middle school this year that she did not know basic math. How did that happen? Both of my kids struggle with math, and it doesn't help when each school seems to have there own ""inovative"" way of teaching it. Apparently the DTS didn't teach my daughter the basics and went right into algebra. Her middle school teacher had a plan at least to help her, so she basically has had to relearn math from the beginning so she could understand the basic's they are teaching in her school right now. I was actually shocked and rather disappointed to hear this at her first conferences, especially when her DTS teachers said she was ready for middle school and she'll do fine. Not sure how this school manages to maintain one of the best ratings for a school in DMPS, (most DMPS schools rate VERY poorly), when my daughter didn't know basic math skills going into middle school. I will say they have excellent teachers there (most), however, I have no idea what it is they're teaching. Very concerned about all DMPS school curriculums at this point."
October 09, 2013 Submitted by a parent
"I've been happy with the school so far. My son is a kindergartener. I'm continually impressed by how much the families who have been there love it. We haven't totally ""bought in"" yet, but I can see the potential."
September 19, 2011 Submitted by a parent
My daughter was in this school for 6 years, kindergarten through fifth grade. As she grew older, I was increasingly uncomfortable with the fact that I did not know how she was doing considering they do not give grades and do not assign any homework. Only now do I realize the unique means of learning (no textbooks, project based learning) did not work for my child. She is far behind other kids in her middle school, especially in math and science. What a mistake. Now, she has homework and I can interact with her, see if she understands. There was no way to do that before. I know I'm in the minotiry in my opinion, which is why I did not trust my instinct and left my daughter in the school too long.
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Average Rent in Des Moines, IA

  • Des Moines, IA Average Rental Price, February 2020 $906 /mo

    Des Moines, IA Apartment Rent Ranges

    • < $5001%
    • $501-$70023%
    • $701-$1,00050%
    • $1,001-$1,50021%
    • $1,501-$2,0005%
    • > $2,0001%

    Des Moines, IA Education Statistics

    • No High School6%
    • Some High School37%
    • Some College25%
    • Associate Degree8%
    • Bachelor Degree17%
    • Graduate Degree7%

    Apartments and homes for rent near Downtown School

    Your child’s education is your top priority. We know that because—well, you’re looking at this page, aren’t you? If you think your kid would feel right at home at Downtown School, and you are contemplating moving closer so the little rascal will never miss a class, we have some good news for you and your family. Commute will never be an issue if you pick an apartment within 5 miles of Downtown School, and that should not be hard as you can currently choose from 156 apartments for rent available in this part of Des Moines. Not familiar with rent prices in the area? The cheapest apartment near Downtown School is currently at Hickman Flats, renting for $610 per month, but if $2,557 is still within your budget, check out the more luxurious offers at Confluence on 3rd Apartments. Or just do what most other parents do and go for the middle ground—that’s where you get the best value for money most of the time.

    Things you should know about Downtown School

    Before you start packing, make sure Downtown School is really the best option for your child. To recap, Downtown School is a well-known public K-6 school in Des Moines. It is located at 1800 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309 and it is the second home of 271 students. Please note that available apartments near a given school are filtered by proximity, not by attendance zone. We advise parents to visit the schools in person and contact the admissions offices for further information on school performance and attendance zones before making a final decision.

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