Capitol View Elementary School
320 East 16th Street, Des Moines, IA 50316
Capitol View Elementary is a continuous calendar school whose vision is to nurture resilient young people from preschool through 5th grade who are prepared to meet the needs of the 21st century.
Carver Community School
705 East University, Des Moines, IA 50316
Carver Community School is truly a community effort in support of providing children with a great education. Not only is Carver a PK-5 elementary school, but it also includes an early education center as well as a Boys & Girls Club facility.
Cowles Montessori School
6401 College Avenue, Windsor Heights, IA 50324
Located in the community of Windsor Heights, Cowles is Iowa's only public Montessori school and serves students in preschool through eighth grade.
Edmunds Elementary School
1601 Crocker Street, Des Moines, IA 50314
Edmunds elementary is a PK-5 neighborhood school. The Edmunds community provides a relevant, engaging and challenging learning environment. Each child attending Edmunds will be equipped to use their experiences in meaningful ways throughout their lives.
Findley Elementary School
3000 Cambridge Street, Des Moines, IA 50313
Findley Elementary School is a neighborhood school serving preschool through fifth grade students. Findley’s mission is to accept nothing less than high academic and social achievement from every student.
Hillis Elementary School
2401 56th Street, Des Moines, IA 50310
Hillis Elementary School is a place where learning comes alive. We serve students in preschool through fifth grade. Our teachers design and facilitate lessons to make learning relevant and rigorous, and use the latest research behind effective math instruction and methodology called Cognitively Guided Instruction. Hillis also plays an active role with the community's healthy living efforts, including a new trail at the school and programs to promote walking and biking to school.
Madison Elementary School
806 E. Hoffman Street, Des Moines, IA 50316
Madison Elementary School has a wonderfully, diverse population which includes about 40 percent of our students who are learning English as their second language. Many of our students are bilingual and speak both English and Spanish. We serve students in preschool through fifth grade.
McKee Education Center
2115 E. 39th Street, Des Moines, IA 50317
McKee Education Center provides preschool programming for three and four year old children. A variety of options are available including full and half day programming, Head Start, and Early Childhood Special Education. For enrollment information please contact the preschool office at the Welcome Center (1301 2nd Avenue or 242-7234).
P: 323-8628 | F: 323-8631 |
McKinley Elementary School
1610 SE 6th Street, Des Moines, IA 50315
McKinley Elementary serves as a school and as a resource center for our diverse community. Many of our PK-5 students bring a rich cultural heritage that finds expression at McKinley, a school that has served the community since 1902.
Mitchell Education Center
111 Porter Avenue, Des Moines, IA
Mitchell Education Center provides preschool programming for three and four year old children. A variety of options are available including full and half day programming, Head Start, and Early Childhood Special Education. For enrollment information please contact the preschool office at the Welcome Center (1301 2nd Avenue or 242-7234).
P: 242-8424 | F: 285-7457 |
Moulton Extended Learning Center
1541 8th Street, Des Moines, IA 50314
Moulton Extended Learning Center operates on an extended year calendar and is proud to serve Des Moines students from Head Start through 8th grade.
Phillips Elementary School
1701 Lay Street, Des Moines, IA 50317
Phillips Traditional School is a school of choice where students in preschool through fifth grade are expected to follow a code of respect, responsibility and safety, follow a dress code, and adhere to the homework policy of the school. Phillips offers the Core Knowledge Sequence, specific content for elementary students.
Pleasant Hill Elementary School
4801 E. Oakwood Dr., Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
Pleasant Hill Elementary is located in east Des Moines and serves approximately 325 students. Pleasant Hill Elementary is proud of its active PTO and parent involvement. Our motto is “What’s Best for Kids? Whatever It Takes!” Everyone, Expecting, Excellence, Everyday! The Pleasant Hill Panthers are Proud to be Respectful, Responsible, and Safe! Pleasant Hill Elementary is a two section per grade level elementary building serving preschool through fifth grade. Pleasant Hill Elementary is an open space school which means there are not walls between the classroom areas.
River Woods Elementary School
2929 SE 22nd Street, Des Moines, IA 50320
River Woods is a Continuous Learning Calendar school serving students pre-K through grade 5. Our school opened in 2000 to meet the needs of our growing southeast Des Moines neighborhood. At River Woods, our mission includes the concepts identified in the core principles that define our work: providing learners with meaningful, differentiated learning experiences, collaboration and a common vision for achievement, and maintaining a safe, responsible and respectful school climate.
Smouse Opportunity School
2820 Center Street, Des Moines, IA 50312
Smouse Opportunity School provides each PK-5 student an educational program that is individualized to meet his or her needs. To assist the teaching staff, the school has a special education consultant, school nurse, speech pathologist, school psychologist, school social worker, and occupational and physical therapists to support the instructional program.
Studebaker Elementary School
300 E. County Line Rd., Des Moines, IA 50320
Studebaker Elementary School’s school community promotes and instills a sense of pride while creating a positive learning environment in which students are encouraged to try their best and play an active role as a member of the Studebaker team. We serve students in preschool through fifth grade.
Walnut Street School
901 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
Walnut Street School, located in downtown, is proud to be a school of choice for PK-5 students and families from across the Des Moines metropolitan area. As an International Baccalaureate - Primary Years Program World School, we have a strong emphasis on inquiry instruction, international-mindedness, Mandarin Chinese language and culture which is realized through an integrated curriculum.
Willard Elementary School
2941 Dean Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50317
Willard Elementary School has been meeting the educational needs of east side students for many generations. We have a wonderfully diverse student population, and we currently serve approximately 475 students in the Head Start program through fifth grade.
Woodlawn Education Center
4000 Lower Beaver Road, Des Moines, IA
Woodlawn Education Center provides preschool programming for three and four year old children. A variety of options are available including full and half day programming, Head Start, and Early Childhood Special Education. For enrollment information please contact the preschool office at the Welcome Center (1301 2nd Avenue or 242-7234).
P: 515-242-8213 | F: 515-279-8545 |