School News


Iowa Assessments Get Underway Next Week


Between March 30 and April 10, DMPS students in grades 3 through 11 will take the Iowa Assessments. Measuring academic achievement with the Iowa Assessments is one way to help students succeed by providing information on their accomplishments in areas such as reading, mathematics, and science.Click here for more information.


Kindergarten Sign-Up Begins March 11


The first day of Kindergarten 2015-2016 will be here before you know it! It’s an exciting time for staff and students, but it all starts with registration. Sign-up begins on March 11. Register soon to guarantee a spot in your neighborhood school. To find out where to register and what to bring, click on the image.


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.

Upcoming Events

Mar 31
Iowa Assessments
Apr 23
Family Fun Night
May 13
All School Fun Walk/Run
May 22
Field Day
May 25
No School - Memorial 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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