School News

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New School Hours Beginning in August


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


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!

Winter Sing Along


December 20th K-2 at 12:20 3-5 at 1:05

Kindergarten Performs for Foster Grandparent Program


On Wednesday, December 5th,  kindergarten students held a concert for the Foster Grandparents Program.  

Academic Night 2017


King families and students participated in Academic Night on November 20th.  Families were able to learn academic games and participated in science experiments and exploration! See more pictures on Flickr!

First Quarter Perfect Attendance


On November 1st, we celebrated 52  students who had perfect attendance for the first quarter of the school year.  These students were here every minute of every day!! Click here to see more pictures!  

Upcoming Events

Mar 20
School Board Meeting
Mar 30
No School – Professional Development Day
Apr 03
School Board Meeting
Apr 11
Kindergarten Sign-Up
Apr 17
School Board Meeting

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: 3:10
Wednesday Dismissal: 1:40

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