School News


African-American Legacy Presentation


A group of fourth and fifth graders gave a presentation on Friday, February 27th to four judges from Wells Fargo.  The presentation was for African-American Legacy.  Students researched and presented information about different African-American athletes who have made an impacted American culture over the last 100 years.  


King Represented at District Gifted/Talented Spelling Bee


King Elementary was represented by two students at the district Gifted/Talented Spelling Bee.  Third grader, Aleena Tran made it through four rounds and fourth grader, Dwayne Ellis III made it through five rounds.  


Students Earn Ice Cream Party


King Elementary students were challenged by librarian, Ms. Phanfil to write book reports.  Every student that wrote a book report was invited to an ice cream party in the library.  

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Conferences Rescheduled for March 11th


Due to inclement weather, conferences have been rescheduled for March 11th.  Please call (515)242-8417 if you need to make any time changes.


Perfect Attendance Celebrated


King Elementary celebrated 27 students who had perfect attendance during the second trimester of the school year.  All students were entered into a drawing for a chance to win a free bike.   See more pictures on Flickr!   Kindergarten First Grade Second Grade Godwin Fode Erriyontae Williams Khaing Zan Ceasar Buenrrostro-Castellanos Hugo Chavez Wisdom … Read more »


Third Grade at Iowa Energy 2015


Third grade students at King Elementary cheered on the Iowa Energy during their 6th Annual Education Celebration. See more pictures on Flickr!

Upcoming Events

Mar 11
Conference Make Ups
Mar 13
No School - Spring Break
Mar 26
Math & Literacy Night
May 25
No School - Memorial Day
Aug 26
First day of school 2015-2016

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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