School News

District staff walk safe routes to school.

Scouting the Routes for Safe Walks to School

6/15/2018

The school bell times at King will change with the beginning of the 2018-19 school year. Our new start time is 7:30 AM and we will dismiss at 2:25 PM, with a 75 minute early dismissal on Wednesdays. Please click on the headline to learn more about how we are engaging our staff to ensure an orderly transition when school resumes August 23.

ISU’s “Principal” Renews Promise to King, Moulton

5/15/2018

The “principal” of Iowa State University, Wendy Wintersteen, visited King Elementary Thursday morning to reiterate the promise of the ISU 4U Promise program that benefits students at both King and Moulton elementary schools.

Global Gala 2018

3/23/2018

King Elementary celebrated Global Gala on Thursday March 22nd.   The evening was a celebration of many different cultures that make up the King Community. See more pictures on Flickr!

Green Eggs

3/23/2018

During Read Across America, students at King Elementary were served GREEN eggs with their lunch.  The eggs were mixed with spinach.  All students also received a free book to take home.   See more pictures on Flickr!

Boy exits bus.

New School Hours Beginning in August

2/5/2018

Beginning in August, all schools at DMPS will have new hours. The new hours at our school will be 7:30 AM to 2:25 PM. The change is being made to better serve the educational needs of students, based on research into the sleep patterns of children and teenagers. Click the headline for more information.

Perfect Attendance

1/25/2018

We celebrated our students with perfect attendance during the second quarter.  We also had seven students with perfect attendance for the entire first semester.   See more pictures on Flickr!

Upcoming Events

Aug 23
First Day of School
Sep 03
Labor Day – No School
Sep 04
School Board Meeting
Sep 18
School Board Meeting
Oct 02
School Board Meeting

1849 Forest Ave, Des Moines, IA 50314
P: 515-242-8417 | F: 515-323-8628
E: king@dmschools.org

About King Elementary School

1849 Forest Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50314

P: 515-242-8417 |F: 515-323-8628 | E: king@dmschools.org

School Hours:  Breakfast: 7:50 | Tardy Bell: 8:15| Dismissal: 3:10
Wednesday Dismissal: 1:40

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