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Urban Leadership

Urban Leadership


A small group of 4th and 5th grade students at King Elementary have been working with four high school students as part of the Urban Leadership 102 course at Central Campus.  The group met twice a week for six weeks to work on leadership skills through creativity.  


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Flag Football Team to Play Bowl Game


King Elementary’s flag football team is getting ready for a bowl this Saturday at Valley Stadium.  The 6th Annual YMCA of Greater Des Moines Flag Football Bowl Game is a celebration for a successful season!  Come cheer on the King teams at Valley Stadium – Field 2  (3550 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines, IA … Read more »

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Second Grade Learning


Second graders are working on ways to stay healthy. In the first two photos you will see the students charting the pictures on a paper of things that are healthy for them to eat and things that are not healthy for them to eat. In science, they are working on air and weather. This week … Read more »


Book Fair Online


Check out the Book Fair online!!


Picture Day


Picture Day is scheduled for Thursday, October 16th!  

Upcoming Events

Nov 28
Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec 22
Winter Recess
Dec 22
No School - Winter Break
Dec 31
Holiday – Offices Closed
Jan 19
Martin Luther King, Jr. 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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