School News

Coach Chris Sanford watches the 1st and 2nd grade team set up a play.

Flag Football 2014


King Elementary has football fever!  Students who are enrolled in the 21st Century after school program have been able to take part in flag football through a partnership with the Grubb YMCA. Check our Flikr page for more game pictures!


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.


Pink Out 2014


King Elementary will be celebrating the 3rd Annual Pink Out for breast cancer awareness.  Join staff in wearing pink on October 3rd.  The classroom with the most students in pink will earn a prize.  


Save the Date


King Elementary will be hosting “King Night” on September 25, 2014 5:00-7:00.  Families are invited watch a student performance, receive some school information and enjoy dinner.  Look for more information soon!  


Second Grade Learning


Mrs. Spreitzer’s second grade class has been busy reading the book “Charlotte’s Web.” In this picture you can see a project that the students did based on the story. They colored pictures of a pig and wrote about what it takes to take care of a pig.  Mrs. Spreitzer’s second grade class has also been … Read more »

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Fee Waiver Information


In order for a student to be considered for a school fee waiver, families must provide annual income for all people in their household.  This information is also important for your child’s school.  School eligibility for programs such as Title I is dependent on having accurate information about the % of students who meet these … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Sep 25
King Night
Oct 15
Fall Conferences
Oct 22
Fall Conferences
Oct 24
No School - Professional Development
Nov 26
No School - Fall Break

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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