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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.


Perfect Attendance Celebrated


King Elementary celebrated 27 students who had perfect attendance during the second trimester of the school year.  All students were entered into a drawing for a chance to win a free bike.   See more pictures on Flickr!   Kindergarten First Grade Second Grade Godwin Fode Erriyontae Williams Khaing Zan Ceasar Buenrrostro-Castellanos Hugo Chavez Wisdom … Read more »


Third Grade at Iowa Energy 2015


Third grade students at King Elementary cheered on the Iowa Energy during their 6th Annual Education Celebration. See more pictures on Flickr!


Meteorologist Visits King


KCCI Meteorologist, Jason Sydejko works with students at King Elementary during the 21st Century after school program.  


Rock in Prevention Visits King Elementary


Rock in Prevention came to visit King Elementary on January 28th.  Todd Stevens and many high school mentors, worked with students at all grade levels to talk about bullying prevention.  Student learned the importance of standing up to bullies by saying “We don’t do that here” and reporting bullying behavior.  King students enjoyed singing, dancing … Read more »

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Second Grade Visits Science Center of Iowa


The second graders had a great field trip to the Science Center. They were able to see all the dinosaur bones and play with all of the science experiments.  In addition, the students saw the snakes, turtles, and lizards at the Science Center. The IMAX movie was really interesting as they learned and discovered the … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Mar 11
Conference Make Ups
Mar 13
No School - Spring Break
Mar 26
Math & Literacy Night
May 25
No School - Memorial Day
Aug 26
First day of school 2015-2016

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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