School News

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The Intensive English Language Center at Edmunds Elementary


Kindergarten and 1st grade students in the Intensive English Language Center (IELC) at Edmunds are learning all about school in the United States. The students are from Mexico, El Salvador, Congo, Myanmar, Viet Nam, Nepal, Syria and Somalia. Children are learning to sit in “Body Basics” on the carpet, walk quietly in the halls, how … Read more »

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United Way Day Of Action at Edmunds


The United Way Day of Action at Edmunds Elementary was held on September 13th, part of the massive effort of over 4,000 United Way volunteers across Central Iowa. Kris Dee, temporarily associated with the United Way through IMT Insurance, said that 550 of those volunteers were spread out among 15 schools in Central Iowa for the day, … Read more »

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Donation of 200 Sketchbooks for Edmunds Art Students!


Anatomy of an art program donation Edmunds art students received a generous contribution from the community, a contribution that will be used in art classes throughout the school year. 200 sketchbooks were were purchased for Edmunds students in grades 3 through 5, from friends and family of Edmunds Art, who made donations through a campaign with … Read more »

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Open House at Edmunds a huge success!


Edmunds held the 2016-17 School Year Open House for students, parents and community friends on Monday Aug 22nd. Students were excited to see who their teachers would be, meet some of the new teachers at Edmunds, and get a head start on an exciting new year.  Even neighbors without kids at school, from The Oakridge … Read more »

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Edmunds Students Earn Football Scholarship


Hear the great story of two 5th graders, Martin and R’Ziah, who turned their grades and behavior around at Edmunds school when Sgt. Dave offered them football scholarships in his Iowa Little Pro Football League

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Edmunds Field Day Fun


Edmunds Students and staff take their Annual Field Day seriously, as can be seen in these pictures of relays, balloon tosses, bouncing ball races and water sports.  The year-end event was held Tuesday, June 14th and the entire school participated.

Upcoming Events

Oct 11
Oct 12
Conferences - Early out 1:30
Oct 28
No school – Teacher EQ Development
Oct 28
No School - Teacher EQ Day
Nov 10
4/5 Grade Parent Activity Night
Edmunds takes part in the School Improvement Grant program, administered by the U.S. Department of Education.

About Edmunds Elementary School


950 15th Street, Des Moines, IA 50314

P: 515-242-8406 | E:


The Edmunds community provides a relevant, engaging and challenging learning environment. Each child attending Edmunds will be equipped to use their experiences in meaningful ways throughout their lives. Read More…

The Edmunds community provides a relevant, engaging and challenging learning environment.

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