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Greenwood Now Fits in the Palm of Your Hand


The new DMPS mobile app is designed to provide up-to-date and helpful information about the school district and all schools right in the palm of your hand. Now you can connect with Greenwood and every school in Des Moines from anywhere and everywhere. Click the photo to learn more about the app and download to your Apple or Android smartphone.

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We had a very successful registration on July 24th.  If you were able to attend, thank you.  If you still need to register, please call the office at 242-8410 to make arrangements. Thank you!!!

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School Supply List


Our school supply list is ready for the 2014-2015 school year.  Please click on the following link for the list.  2014-2015 Supply list


Kindergarten Jumpstart


We will once again be hosting a Kindergarten Jumpstart event.  It will be held on July 22nd.  Parents will be able to pick from a morning or afternoon session.  Registration for older students may be completed on the same day.  


Fall Registration


We will be holding registration for grades 1-5 on July 24th from 9am until 7pm.  Please bring proof of address along with photo id.  We will be mailing registration materials to our current students in early July.  If you cannot come to registration, please call the office.


Greenwood Enjoys Muggy Field Day


The warm, muggy weather couldn’t dampen spirits at Greenwood’s Field Day. Students were all smiles as they enjoyed outdoor games. Of course, teachers kept plenty of cold water nearby! Click on the picture to see more of our fun afternoon.

Upcoming Events

Sep 02
Spanish Club by the Language Project Begins
Oct 02
Fall Picture Day
Oct 07
POUND Rockout Workout

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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