School News


Half Pints. Whole Hearts. Complete Amazement.


Students from Capitol View, Findley, Garton, Hillis, King, Morris and Stowe elementary schools gathered tonight at Central Campus for the Half Pint school vs. school poetry slam. It was a performance to be remembered by these young spoken word artists, part of Movement 515. And congratulations to the crew from Stowe for earning the coveted … Read more »


King Basketball


Winter sports are in full swing at King Elementary!  Check our our Flickr page for more pictures!  


Lead with Love


After the election we had many upset students. Mrs. Schwertley’s kindergarten class focused their day on kindness and peace. They focused on how proud we are that we love each other no matter what.  We ended the day knowing we could change the world by loving each other.


King Hosting an Early Voting Rally


King will be hosing an Early Voting Rally on Saturday, October 29th 11:30-1:30. Come for free food, music and entertainment! Please RSVP by clicking on the image.


King Flag Football


Many King students are participating in flag football through 21st Century After School Program and the Grubb YMCA. Click the image to see more pictures of Flickr!


Fall Conferences


Open House conferences.  No appointment needed – just come when you can!

Upcoming Events

Mar 10
Spring Break - No School
May 29
Memorial Day - No School
May 30
Last Day of School - Noon Dismissal
Sep 04
Labor Day

1849 Forest Ave, Des Moines, IA 50314
P: 515-242-8417 | F: 515-323-8628

About King Elementary School


1849 Forest Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50314

P: 515-242-8417 |F: 515-323-8628 | E:

School Hours:  Breakfast: 7:50 | Tardy Bell: 8:15| Dismissal: 3:00
Wednesday Dismissal: 1:30

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