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West Des Moines Top 10 Best Small Cities for Education

news_wrparentchildWest Des Moines has been named as one of the Top Ten Best Small Cities for Education in America by the real estate blog

“This city was at the very top in the way of high school graduation rate…. and they did so with test scores that ranked eight out of 10. Not bad for our only Iowa representative in the top 10,” according to writer Laura Allan.

According to the site, overall the city had “very positive scores that indicate a great educational environment.”

To see the full list and to learn more about criteria, visit