School News


Second Grade Pizza Party


Second graders had a different kind of pizza party last week!  Iowa State University College of Business joined our second grade students and helped make plans for a successful pizza business.  Students used play-dough to create different types of pizzas. See more pictures of Flickr!


Kindergarten Learning about Life Cycles


Kindergarten students have been learning about life cycles by studying and hatching chicken and duck eggs.  The babies have recently hatched!   See more pictures of Flickr!  


Children’s Day


Callanan Incoming 6th Grade Orientation


Callanan Middle School is inviting incoming 6th grade students and families to an orientation on May 11th.  If you are unsure of which middle school your student will be attending, use School Finder.  If you have any questions, please contact Callanan Middle School at 242-8101.  

Family Night

King Family Night


King Family Night is April 27th 4:00-6:00 RSVP on the Facebook Event Page


Battle of the Books


Four King Elementary fourth graders participated in the district Gifted/Talented Battle of the Books Competition.  The King team finished in fourth place!

Upcoming Events

Apr 27
Family Night - 4:00-6:00
May 25
Global Gala Family Event - 5:30-7:30
May 29
Memorial Day - No School
May 30
Fifth Grade Promotion - 9:00am
May 30
Last Day of School - Noon Dismissal

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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