School News


School Supply list


Click the image for more information about our school supply list.


Summer Assistance for Families in Need


If you have summer food, health or clothing needs, Des Moines Public Schools and Polk County have resources for you. From immunizations to free meals, clothing to utility payments, you’ll find a list of places where help can be found. For a list of DMPS no-cost summer meal locations and times, and to learn more about other available resources, click on the headline.


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.

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Back to School Night


Back to School Night is coming soon!!!   Come and meet your new teacher. Open House will be held on August 22nd from 5:30-6:00 for kindergarten students and from 6 until 7 for grades 1-5.

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Online Registration is here


Online registration is open!!! Registration opened on July 5th. Please click on the image for more information.

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Conference Scheduling at Greenwood


Greenwood Elementary School will be holding conferences on October 15 and October 22. Our conference schedules are now available online. Click the header to access our conference schedules.

Upcoming Events

Oct 28
No school – Teacher EQ Development
Oct 28
Professional Development - No school
Oct 31
Fall Parties
Nov 23
No school
Nov 23
Thanksgiving Break

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…

On behalf of myself and the entire staff at Greenwood Elementary School, I would like to welcome you to our website.

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