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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


Back-to-School Health Fair at East on July 26


East High will again be the site of the Jumpstart Back-to-School Health Fair, held this year on Saturday, July 26 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Sponsored by the Polk County Health Department and Des Moines University, the event offers free physicals and other health services for students in grades K-12. Click the image for more details.


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.


Class of ’14 Returns to Greenwood Elementary


For many years, Greenwood Elementary School has had a tradition: host a return visit of its alums who are about to graduate high school. We stopped by yesterday when several members of the Class of 2014 visited their old school and former elementary teachers. Click the headline to read and see more about this special event.

Upcoming Events

Aug 18
Kindergarten Open House
Aug 18
Open House for Grades 1-5
Aug 20
1st day of school

316 37th Street, Des Moines, IA 50312
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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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