School News


Rock in Prevention Visits King Elementary


Rock in Prevention came to visit King Elementary on January 28th.  Todd Stevens and many high school mentors, worked with students at all grade levels to talk about bullying prevention.  Student learned the importance of standing up to bullies by saying “We don’t do that here” and reporting bullying behavior.  King students enjoyed singing, dancing … Read more »

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Second Grade Visits Science Center of Iowa


The second graders had a great field trip to the Science Center. They were able to see all the dinosaur bones and play with all of the science experiments.  In addition, the students saw the snakes, turtles, and lizards at the Science Center. The IMAX movie was really interesting as they learned and discovered the … Read more »


Iowa Energy Visits King Third Graders


Third grade students were able to meet some players and coaches from the Iowa Energy basketball team.  Third graders are also going to get to watch the players in action on February 10th during the Education Celebrations.   See more pictures from their visit on our Flickr page.


More Good Sports!


King Elementary students Tierney Adams and Jocelyn Appenzeller each won a Sportsmanship Award during basketball games in January! We are so proud!   See more pictures of basketball on our Flickr page!   


King Basketball


King Elementary students participated in basketball through a partnership between 21st Century After School Program and the Grubb Y.  There was also a group of students who participated in cheerleading.  The cheerleaders performed at halftime of both student basketball games.  Students were also able to attend an Iowa Energy game on Y Night. See many … Read more »


Tutoring Sign Up at King Elementary


Students who attend a Title I school in Des Moines may be eligible for tutoring services at no cost to their family. In order to be eligible students must attend one of the 25 Title I schools in Des Moines and meet low income guidelines. To learn more and to register, click on the headline.

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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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