School News


King Basketball


Winter sports are in full swing at King Elementary!  Check our our Flickr page for more pictures!  


Lead with Love


After the election we had many upset students. Mrs. Schwertley’s kindergarten class focused their day on kindness and peace. They focused on how proud we are that we love each other no matter what.  We ended the day knowing we could change the world by loving each other.


King Hosting an Early Voting Rally


King will be hosing an Early Voting Rally on Saturday, October 29th 11:30-1:30. Come for free food, music and entertainment! Please RSVP by clicking on the image.


King Flag Football


Many King students are participating in flag football through 21st Century After School Program and the Grubb YMCA. Click the image to see more pictures of Flickr!


Fall Conferences


Open House conferences.  No appointment needed – just come when you can!

Homepage Feature

Title 1 Parent Notification


King Families, please read this information about Title 1 schools.   Title 1 Parent Information        

Upcoming Events

Dec 23
Winter Break - No School
Jan 13
First Semester Ends
Jan 16
Martin Luther King, Jr Day - No School
Jan 17
Second Semester Begins
Mar 10
Spring Break - No School

1849 Forest Ave, Des Moines, IA 50314
P: 515-242-8417 | F: 515-323-8628

About King Elementary School


1849 Forest Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50314

P: 515-242-8417 |F: 515-323-8628 | E:

School Hours:  Breakfast: 7:50 | Tardy Bell: 8:15| Dismissal: 3:00
Wednesday Dismissal: 1:30

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