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Edmunds: United Way Day of Action


Edmunds 3rd grade students were the lucky recipients of the United Way of Central Iowa’s Day of Action in September. An army of volunteers visited Edmunds Elementary to spend time reading with the 3rd graders, bringing the book “Seed, Soil, Sun,” which is an interactive read that includes a card game about planting your own … Read more »


Edmunds Counseling


In counseling classes at Edmunds, students are learning about friendship and teamwork during engaging lessons in the classroom. The students are learning about working together in teams, speaking respectfully to one another, and how each person is unique and important.  Many of the grades work on projects together in small groups. One popular lesson in … Read more »


Edmunds Students Begin a New Mural


Wednesdays in Art at Edmunds are set aside for an exciting school-wide art project – the creation of a new mural  that will be located on the second floor. The mural, 24 foot long and 12 foot high, and will be a companion piece to the world map mural that was painted in the school’s … Read more »


Edmunds Students do Yoga


Edmunds Elementary students have something new in their morning routine this year: daily Yoga instruction. With a positive language of wellness and focus, the “Yoga 4 Classrooms” program was designed to help students achieving stress reduction and to support wellness and community for the students and teachers. Edmunds is the only Elementary school in the … Read more »

DMPS app

Edmunds Now Fits in the Palm of Your Hand


The new DMPS mobile app is designed to provide up-to-date and helpful information about the school district and all schools right in the palm of your hand. Now you can connect with Edmunds and every school in Des Moines from anywhere and everywhere. Click the photo to learn more about the app and download to your Apple or Android smartphone.


Edmunds, Downtown Begin New School Year


The Downtown School and Edmunds Elementary School kicked off the 2014-15 school year on Wednesday. For Edmunds, it was the start of the second year in their brand new home. We tagged along with ELL teacher Regan Davidson (pictured at left) as she led 2nd and 3rd graders through day one of classes. Click the image to read and see more.

Upcoming Events

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K/1 Parent Activity Night
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Fall Conferences
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Fall Conferences
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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

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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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