Bennett School

West Des Moines
Polk County
Central Touring Area

In use: Late 1920s

Directions: Start on 35TH ST/VALLEY WEST DR for about 2 miles. Continue on GEORGE M MILLS CIVIC PKY and turn left on S 35TH ST for about a mile. Turn right on FULLER RD.

Hours: By appointment only

Tim Grabinski
5445 Westwood Drive
West Des Moines, Iowa 50246
Phone: 515-327-1704

School classification(s)

  • Some work has been done to preserve the school.
  • The school is maintained as a museum.
  • Students are brought to the school for history programs.
  • The school is used as a community center for meetings.

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