Community - Altoona
• Known as the place to go for entertainment in Central Iowa, Altoona is home to Adventureland Theme Parks, Bass Pro Shops and Prairie Meadows Racetrack, Casino, Hotel, Events Center.
• Located just five miles from the east side of Des Moines, Altoona is a growing town of almost 16,000 residents. Convenience of the city with a small-town feel!
• There is plenty to do in Altoona. Enjoy the annual Altoona Palooza, music in the park and other activities along with the aquatic center, skate park, enabling garden, library and more.
• Southeast Polk Community School District serves the Altoona area, with more than 6400 students in grades preschool to 12th grade.