School News


DMPS Offers Free Summer Meal Program


DMPS will again offer breakfast and lunch over the summer months to children 18 and younger. The number of sites has grown, and so have the number of meals served. Last summer, DMPS staff fed children 28,722 breakfasts and 79,698 lunches. DMPS has sponsored a summer meal program for more than 30 years. Click on the headline for more information and a list of sites.


Make Plans for Summer at DMPS


In spite of the debate about when the school year should start, at DMPS we wonder: when does it end? That’s because activities take place at our schools nearly every day of the year. Click on the image to visit our Summer Programs web page to learn more about our summer offerings, from Metro Kids to meal programs to new sports camps.

Homepage Feature

Community Input Meeting: Thursday, April 2nd at 6:00 PM


On Thursday, April 2nd at 6:00 pm in the Greenwood gymnasium, Mr. Bill Good from the District Facilities Department will show some possible options for future traffic flow and parking plans for the building.  If you have an interest in seeing the plans and give input that helps meet the vision and mission of the … Read more »


Kindergarten Sign-Up Begins March 11


The first day of Kindergarten 2015-2016 will be here before you know it! It’s an exciting time for staff and students, but it all starts with registration. Sign-up begins on March 11. Register soon to guarantee a spot in your neighborhood school. To find out where to register and what to bring, click on the image.


Upcoming Concerts


Spring will be here soon along with the music concerts.  Kindergarten and first grade concerts are tonight, March 2.  Kindergarten will perform at 5:30 and first grade at 6:30.  The concerts will be held at Greenwood. Second through fifth grade concerts will be held at Callanan.  Fourth and fifth grade will perform on March 9th.  Second and … Read more »

Spelling challenge

Spelling Challenge Envelopes Due Next Friday


Our annual Spelling Challenge fundraiser is in the final step of completion.  Please return all envelopes along with the collected donations by March 12.

Upcoming Events

May 12
K-2 Field Day
May 15
3-5 Field Day
May 15
Spring Carnival and Silent Auction
Jun 01
Last Day of School- noon dismissal
Aug 26
First day of school 2015-2016

316 37th Street, Des Moines, IA 50312
P: 515-242-8410 | F: 515-277-5673

About Greenwood Elementary School


316 37th Street, Des Moines, IA 50312

P: 515-242-8410 | E:


Greenwood School serves nearly 450 elementary students, from first generation Americans to descendants of Des Moines’ founding families. Read More…

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