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Des Moines Elementary School
23801 16th Avenue South Des Moines, WA 98198

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Welcome to Des Moines Elementary

Des Moines students in the school library.

See Our Schools 

We are hosting our first-ever school tour for community members on Wednesday, March 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. of Des Moines Elementary School. Come learn more about our schools and see our amazing students and staff in action.

Register by March 9

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New Location

Visit our new school at 23801 16th Avenue South. Thank you, voters!

Upcoming Events

Latest News

Black Lives Matter

Please read this family and student message from Superintendent Susan Enfield in response to the tragic death of George Floyd and the need to become an anti-racist community. 

Student works from home during distance learning.

Your feedback is valued. We want to know more about your experience with distance learning during the pandemic. 

Student items, like backpacks and papers at school waiting to be picked up.

Our schools are scheduling time during the week of June 15 for you to pick up any items your child left at school and to return library books and other items to school. Please look for a message from your school giving you the designated date and time.

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With the current restrictions on in-person activities, children and teens may be spending more time online. Please take this opportunity to talk with your child about staying safe online. Younger children are especially vulnerable to being deceived by people they encounter in multi-player games and other internet gathering places.

Family Update for May 11

Today's update includes the last day of school, email bouncebacks and wifi resources in the community.

Our Mission

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.

Explore our mission