Public Schools (K-12) in Southeast Polk in Marion County, Iowa.

  Public Schools (K-12) in Southeast Polk in Marion County, Iowa

Often called a suburban school district in a rural setting. Southeast Polk features a 160-acre campus four miles east of Des Moines on Hwy. 163. On that campus visitors will find the district administrative office, bus maintenance facility and storage warehouse, the junior high, the senior high with two gymnasiums and auditorium, and the athletic complex with baseball, softball, and football/soccer field/track. The central campus is located in the geographic center of the district, with seven elementary schools located around the perimeter of the district. A new senior high and elementary school are currently under construction. As of October of 2006, total certified student enrollment was 5,525 students.

Our Mission - "to be an innovative, educational organization committed to providing learning experiences of superior quality which enable ALL students to successfully meet challenges now and in the future."

Southeast Polk Community Schools - Main Website

Superintendent of Schools and District Office
Thomas J. Downs, Superintendent
8379 NE University Avenue
Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
Phone: (515) 967-4294
Fax: (515) 967-4257

Senior High School
8325 NE University Avenue
Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
Phone: (515) 967-6631
Fax: (515) 967-5117

Junior High School
8031 NE University Avenue
Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
Phone: (515) 967-5509
Fax: (515) 967-1676

Altoona Elementary
301 Sixth Street SW
Altoona, IA 50009
Phone: (515) 967-3771
Fax: (515) 967-2079

Centennial Elementary
910 Seventh Avenue Se
Altoona, IA 50009
Phone: (515) 967-2109
Fax: (515) 967-7076
Clay Elementary
3200 First Avenue South
Altoona, IA 50009
Phone: (515) 967-4198
Delaware Elementary
4401 NE 46th Street
Des Moines, IA 50317
Phone: (515) 262-3197
Fax: (515) 264-8239
Four Mile Elementary
670 SE 68th Street
Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
Phone: (515) 265-1972
Fax: (515) 262-1933
Mitchellville Elementary
308 Elm Avenue NW
Mitchellville, IA 50169
Phone: 515.967.4274
Fax: 515.967.4934
Runnells Elementary
6575 SE 116th Street
Runnells, IA 50237
Phone: 515.966.2068
Fax: 515.966.2396

Willowbrook Elementary
300 17th Avenue
Altoona, IA 50009
Phone: 515.967.7512
Fax: 515.967.1620


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