School News


Flag Football Team to Play Bowl Game


King Elementary’s flag football team is getting ready for a bowl this Saturday at Valley Stadium.  The 6th Annual YMCA of Greater Des Moines Flag Football Bowl Game is a celebration for a successful season!  Come cheer on the King teams at Valley Stadium around 1:30! Check out more pictures of King’s football teams on … Read more »

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Second Grade Learning


Second graders are working on ways to stay healthy. In the first two photos you will see the students charting the pictures on a paper of things that are healthy for them to eat and things that are not healthy for them to eat. In science, they are working on air and weather. This week … Read more »


Book Fair Online


Check out the Book Fair online!!


Picture Day


Picture Day is scheduled for Thursday, October 16th!  

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Fifth Graders Build Tipi


For the fourth year in a row, fifth graders at King Elementary took part in an unforgettable team building activity.  Students worked together to create a traditional Native American Tipi with help from Mike “Marsh” Halvik, a Naturalist from the Boone Y Camp.  This activity is a great way for students to learn about authentic … Read more »


DMPS, Parks & Rec Partner for Basketball


Des Moines Parks and Recreation and Des Moines Public Schools are partnering to offer a youth basketball league for the 2014-2015 season. The program is for students in grades 1st through 7th. The registration deadline is October 17 and fees are $50 per student or $450 per team. Click the image to learn more and register to play.

Upcoming Events

Nov 26
No School - Fall Break
Nov 27
Thanksgiving Day
Nov 28
Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec 22
Winter Recess
Dec 22
No School - Winter Break

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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