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Kindergarteners Learn About Careers


Kindergarenters have been learning about careers during classroom counseling class.  Students had to work together to match career people with the tools that they need in order to be successful.  

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Third Grade Learning


Third graders at King Elementary have been working hard over the past few weeks. They have been practicing measurement during math and science. See and read more by clicking on the headline!


Iowa Assessments


Starting April 1, 2014, King Elementary students in grades 3 through 5 will take the Iowa Assessments (formerly known as the ITBS or ITEDS).  The main purposes of the Iowa Assessments are to provide the school with information that can be used to improve instruction and to help teachers make sound educational decisions about each … Read more »


Kindergarteners learn about their heartbeat


Kindergarten students learned about stethoscopes, veins, and arteries and how our heartbeat is always steady! To read and see more, click on the picture!


MetLife African American Celebration


Several King students 3-5 were invited to come to Met Life in West Des Moines to celebrate African American History month.  The students played drums, got a tour of the business, received gifts and certificates, and even got to eat pizza with some of the employees.  They had a wonderful time! Visit our Flickr page … Read more »


Second Grade Learning


Mrs. Spreitzer’s 2nd grade class has been reading the “Tale of Desperaux.” The students made predictions on what they think will happen in the story.

Upcoming Events

Apr 22
Kindergarten Field Trip
Apr 29
Fourth & Fifth Grade Field Trip
Apr 30
All School Walk - Go the Distance Day
May 01
Fifth Grade Field Trip
May 01
Family Fun Night

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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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