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We recognize the transformational impact incremental changes can make on a student’s life. Partnering with entire schools, we work to increase high school graduation and  postsecondary readiness rates while engaging community partnerships to uplift students, families, and whole neighborhoods.

515.271.1976

mailing: 2507 UNIVERSITY AVE

DES MOINES, IA 50311

physical: 3206 UNIVERSITY AVE #212

DES MOINES, IA 50311

info@bydegreesfoundation.org

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© 2019 By Degrees Foundation

education is a community effort

We know that if we give our all and ask the same of our students, we can change the world. One graduate at a time.

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TOUR FINDLEY ELEMENTARY

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15/NOV

HARDING MIDDLE SCHOOL CAREER DAY 

November 15, 2019

03/DEC

GIVING TUESDAY

December 3, 2019

FINDLEY ELEMENTARY

Located on Des Moines' northeast side, Findley Elementary School serves over 340 kindergarten to fifth grade scholars.

HARDING MIDDLE

Our Findley Elementary scholars matriculate into Harding Middle School, one of Iowa's largest and most diverse middle schools.

KING COHORT GRADUATES

Our original cohort model adopted the first grade class at Des Moines' King Elementary School in 2006. These students graduated from high school in the spring of 2018.