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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

COVID-19 Resources

The United Way of King County has several resources to help families during this time including rental and utility assistance, food services, unemployment services, childcare, transportation and more. 

Nutrition services staff with grab and go meals.

Our meal site locations are changing due to spring break on April 6-10. We are collaborating with our community partners to provide free breakfast and lunch to all students. Here is the week’s schedule

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Elementary report cards will be mailed to each students’ listed mailing address between April 7 and April 14. If you do not receive your student’s report card, or if there is an issue with the report card, please reach out to your child’s teacher.

Des Moines Elementary student outside of school.

We have been working hard to keep up with changing circumstances and shifting guidance from our state leaders about educating students during the current public health crisis. Based on the latest guidance from the state, we have built a plan to continue instruction to the extent possible.

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.

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