School News

Edmunds Kinder Lunch

Special Kindergarten lunch with the teacher!


Good Behavior Pays Off in the Classroom! Like all Edmunds classes, teacher Anna Brousard’s kindergarten class uses the behavioral chart and clip system to encourage positive behavior.  Students work their way up the chart with excellent behavior, clipping to the highest category,  “Superstar!” In September Miss. Brousard’s class saw four students that ended their school … Read more »


Tutoring Sign Up for Title I Students


Students who attend a Title I school in Des Moines like Edmunds may be eligible for tutoring services at no cost to their family. In order to be eligible, students must attend one of the 28 Title I schools in Des Moines and meet low income guidelines. To learn more and to register, click on the headline.

No. 1 Edmunds United Way

United Way Volunteers with Edmunds 3rd Graders


Edmunds Elementary was lucky to be one of 15 schools in Central Iowa to take part of the United Way’s “Read, Learn Succeed” program. United Way volunteers from Bankers Trust, Des Moines University and Shazam teamed up with our 3rd graders for an hour of reading, sharing and fun. The book they read together was … Read more »

Team Shot Drake FB and Edmunds

Drake Football Players are Mentors and Reading Buddies for Edmunds 5th Graders


Every Friday during the Drake University football season, Drake football players come to Edmunds during the lunch hour to mentor 5th grade students. Students are rewarded with the visits by their teachers for demonstrating positive and appropriate behavior during the week. The select Edmund students are treated to eating their lunch in the school’s multipurpose … Read more »

Edmunds Mural 7

New Mural “School of Edmunds” unveiled this year


The new student mural at Edmunds Elementary was officially unveiled with the start of the new school year, an exciting art piece that tapped the talents of hundreds of Edmunds art students all of last year. The new mural is located on the second floor and is an apt companion piece to the world map … Read more »

No. 5 Edmunds Landscaping (2)

Volunteers at Edmunds provides beautiful landscaping work!


You may have noticed some beautiful flowers and landscaping work at Edmund’s entrance this new school year. This work was provided over several hot days last summer by the “Socially Engaged Society of Des Moines” (or SESDM) which is a local group of young professionals committed to volunteering in Des Moines. Most of the group have been friends since … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Oct 05
October 5-9th Fall Intercession: NO SCHOOL
Oct 21
Fall Conferences 2:00-8:00pm
Oct 22
Fall Conferences 12:30-8:30pm
Oct 23
No school – Teacher EQ Development
Oct 23
No School
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.

Click here for more »