Children turning 5 years old on or before August 31 can start kindergarten in the 2019-20 school year. Register your incoming kindergartener to have access to free kindergarten readiness programs and materials.
Thursday, August 8 from 10:00 am to 12:00 p.m. at Steven J. Underwood Park in Des Moines.
Find your child's school supply list for the 2019-20 school year.
Check here for our summer office hours!
Come and celebrate the start of a new school year on September 3rd 2019 from 3:45 - 4:45pm!
DME Jumpstart August 19th - 23rd from 9:15am - 12:15pm with the parent meeting on the 19th at 11:30am.
ECEAP is free for eligible families and children that have turned 3 or 4 by August 31.
Six community members and experts keep an eye on our 2016 school bond projects and finances. We provide quarterly reports to the Oversight Committee and the school board. Get the status on every bond project and other capital projects in this report summary. We're on target with the 2016 school bond.
Highline children can eat free breakfast, lunch, and snacks during the summer through the federally funded Simplified Summer Food Program. The program provides funding for several of our schools to serve children living in South King County.
At Des Moines Elementary, we value each of the roles within our community. We view students, families, teachers, and staff as integral components to ongoing success. We see every member of our community as having something to offer, something to gain, and many ways to demonstrate success.