School News


School Supply Lists


Click here to access the 2015-2016 supply lists.


Online Registration Day


Need help registering online? Visit your neighborhood elementary school on Thursday, July 30 between 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. for assistance. Staff will be available to assist families with starting, or completing the process. To read more about registration day, and online registration in general, click here.


Learn About School Choice for 2015-16


Under the federal No Child Left Behind law, this school will be offering school choice for the 2015-16 school year. This is required by NCLB of schools “in need of improvement.” Click the headline for more information and to download a School Choice request form. All forms are due no later than July 1. Late forms will not be accepted.

Homepage Feature

Fifth Grade Promotion


Click the title to view the Fifth Grade Promotion Video.


Online Registration Information


Click the title to watch an informational video about Online Registration


Spring Concert 2015


King Elementary students participated in a spring concert on May 28th.  Click the title to see more pictures.

Upcoming Events

Sep 07
No School - Labor Day
Oct 23
No School – Teacher Professional Develolpment
Nov 25
No School - Fall Break
Dec 23
No School - Winter Break
Jan 18
No School - MLK Day

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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We are proud that we have the opportunity to educate the students of our community.

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