School News


Virtual Backpack Replaces Paper Flyers


No more pulling crumpled paper flyers from your student’s backpack! Opportunities in the community will now be available online, instead of jumbled up with homework and artwork. Read about child-friendly community events and opportunities, or post a flyer of your own. Click on the headline to read more about Virtual Backpack.

2017-2018 School Supply List


Please click the link below to see this year’s school supply list.   2017-2018 Supply List

Homepage Feature

IDEA Part B Parent Survey


Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) requires states to report the percent of parents with a child receiving special education services who report that schools facilitated parent involvement as a means of improving services and results for children with IEPs.   Please click the link for more information.

Honor Choir


King Elementary students participated in Honor Choir last weekend.  

Kindness Adventure


Ned and the Kindness Adventure visited King Elementary on May 3rd.   See more pictures on Flickr!

Family Fun Night 2017


Family Fun Night is always a good time!  Visit our Flickr Page for more pictures!!

Upcoming Events

Sep 21
Roosevelt Homecoming Community Night
Sep 27
School Counseling Advisory Meeting 3:30
Oct 03
Conferences 4:00-8:00
Oct 03
School Board Meeting
Oct 05
Conferences 4:00-7:45

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

Read More About King…

We are proud that we have the opportunity to educate the students of our community.

Click here for more »