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School Supply Lists


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Summer Assistance for Families in Need


If you have summer food, health or clothing needs, Des Moines Public Schools and Polk County have resources for you. From immunizations to free meals, clothing to utility payments, you’ll find a list of places where help can be found. For a list of DMPS no-cost summer meal locations and times, and to learn more about other available resources, click on the headline.


Fifth Grade at the ICubs


Fifth Grade students went to see the Iowa Cubs on Thursday, May 26th. Click title for more pictures!


District-Wide Bowling Tournament


Two teams of 4th graders and two teams of 5th graders competed in the district-wide elementary bowling tournament today at Plaza Lanes. The 5th grade boys team placed 5th and the girls team placed 4th. The fourth grade teams didn’t place in the brackets, but finished in the top 12 in the baker style tournament. … Read more »


King Crusaders Visit Adventurland


King Crusaders took a trip to Adventurland for their end of year celebration. Click for more pictures!


Fifth Grade Visits Iowa State University


King Fifth Graders got their first experience on the campus of Iowa State University.  King students can qualify for a tuition scholarship for each year they are enrolled at King Elementary through the ISU 4U Promise.  To learn more about the Promise, visit the ISU website. You can see more pictures on Flickr and the … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Sep 05
Labor Day - No School
Oct 28
Staff Development - No School
Nov 23
Fall Break - No School
Dec 23
Winter Break - No School
Jan 16
Martin Luther King, Jr Day - No School

1849 Forest Ave, Des Moines, IA 50314
P: 515-242-8417 | F: 515-288-1382

About King Elementary School


1849 Forest Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50314

P: 515-242-8417 |F: 515-288-1382 | E:

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

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