One of the Des Moines Metro’s newest sought-out developments to live in is Urbandale’s Coyote Ridge. Those who move here are able to benefit from the lowest city tax levy in the State for cities with 6000 or more residents. Families also benefit from an excellent school district.

Waukee schools is a rapidly growing district with 13 schools and plans for a new high school. Some interesting facts about the district:

  • The 2015 graduation rate for Waukee High School twelfth graders was 99.14%.
  • 995 new students entered Waukee Schools for the 2016-17 school year.

Waukee High School’s Graduating Class of 2016 had an average ACT Composite score of 23.3, while the state average was 22.1. Kids who live in Coyote Ridge that are pre K-5th grade are able to be enrolled in the district’s newest elementary school Grant Raegan.