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K-2 Field Day Postponed


Due to the weather and field conditions, the field day for kindergarten through 2nd grade students is being postponed until May 17th.  The start and end times will remain the same.


High Tech Meets Visitor Sign-In at Greenwood


At DMPS, we work to ensure that students are receiving a great education in schools that are not only first-rate learning environments, but are also safe and secure. Over the years DMPS has taken many steps to better ensure the safety and well being of our students, staff, parents and visitors. This spring and summer, DMPS will begin implementing an Electronic Visitor Check-In system for parents and visitors. Click on the headline to read more.

Fall picture

Fall Festival and Auction


PTA will be hosting a Fall Festival and Auction on October 2nd.  The festivities kick off at 5:30.  Join us for Thelma’s Ice Cream, Gusto Pizza and Fall themed activities.  There will be inflatables, games, prizes, crafts and a DJ for the kids and a chance to bid on weekend getaways, fine dining and holiday … Read more »


School Pictures


School Picture Day is coming!!! We will begin taking pictures bright and early on October 2nd.


Back to School Night


Back to school night is coming soon!!!   Come and meet your new teacher. Open House will be held on August 24th from 5:30-6:00 for kindergarten students and from 6 until 7 for grades 1-5.


2015-2016 Supply List


The 2015-2016 supply list is now available.

Upcoming Events

May 27
5th Grade Promotion
May 30
Memorial Day - No schools
Jun 02
Last Day of School- noon dismissal

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 380 elementary students, from first generation Americans to descendants of Des Moines’ founding families. Read More…

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