School News

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A Beautiful Day for Young and Old


Twice monthly visits to Wesley Acres brings friends of different generations together. Sometimes the group plays bingo. This time, with the holiday season looming, the main activity was coloring Thanksgiving placemats together. Always there are homemade cookies to share, fresh from the Wesley kitchen. Click on the headline to read more.

Friends of Greenwood (PTA)


Please join us at our general PTA meetings to keep updated on all things PTA. We will meet from 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM in the Greenwood Library. We have meetings scheduled for the following dates: August 23 (first day of school), September 25, and November 27. Drop off the kids and stay to hear … Read more »

Family Fall Fun Night


The date is set for our Family Fall Fun Night! Please join Greenwood families and staff on Friday, September 28 from 5:30-7:30 for fun, food, and friendship. There will be more details to come, but please save the date now.  Invite your neighbors, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends! We hope to see you all … Read more »

Student Drop-Off and Pick-Up


The construction has started on our student drop-off and pick-up on 37th Street. All student drop-off and pick-up will be on 37th Street for the 2018-2019 school year. We will have diagrams explaining traffic patterns posted during registration.  We will also email the diagram to families. We will be planting a variety of mature trees to replace the trees … Read more »

Kindergarten JumpStart


We will have Kindergarten JumpStart (orientation) for student who will enter kindergarten in the fall of 2018. It will be held on Thursday, August 2 and Friday, August 3 from 9:00 AM-11:00 AM. Our theme will be The Very Hungry Caterpillar and we hope all our new Woodchucks will be able to attend. Invitations will … Read more »

Online Registration


Online registration for 2018-2019 opens on Monday, July 16. Current DMPS families with parent portal accounts will receive a personalized link through Infinite Campus. Follow the link to verify information and upload relevant documents. If you already have students who attend DMPS, but you do not have a parent portal account through Infinite Campus or … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Dec 11
School Board Meeting
Dec 24
Winter Break – No School
Dec 24
Holiday – Offices Closed
Dec 31
Holiday – Offices Closed
Jan 02
Staff Development – No School

316 37th Street, Des Moines, IA 50312
P: 515-242-8410 | F: 515-323-8620

About Greenwood Elementary School

316 37th Street, Des Moines, IA 50312

P: 515-242-8410 | E:

New School Hours: 7:30 AM to 2:25 PM


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

It is a sincere honor to be a part of Des Moines Public Schools and serve the children and families of Greenwood Elementary!

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