School News


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.


DMPS, Parks & Rec Partner for Basketball


Des Moines Parks and Recreation and Des Moines Public Schools are partnering to offer a youth basketball league for the 2014-2015 season. The program is for students in grades 1st through 7th. The registration deadline is October 17 and fees are $50 per student or $450 per team. Click the image to learn more and register to play.

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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.


What’s for Lunch? Ask the DMPS Mobile App


You can now find out what’s for breakfast and lunch at every school on every day of the year. You can even find out nutritional information. Just visit the Dining section on the new DMPS Mobile App. If you don’t yet have the app, click the header to download it for Apple or Android and learn more about its many features.

Upcoming Events

Mar 09
4th and 5th grade music concert
Mar 10
Spring Pictures
Mar 11
2nd day of conferences
Mar 13
Spring Recess
Mar 30
IA Assessments Begin

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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