School News


Edmunds “Claps Out” the 2014-15 School Year


Today marked the last day of the 2014-15 school year at Edmunds Elementary School, and 5th graders were “graduated” with the traditional clap out. Visit DMPS Flickr page to enjoy photos of students, teachers and staff celebrating the end of another successful school year.


Daniel Edozie, ISU Makes a HUGE Impression at Edmunds


Edmunds Elementary was extremely lucky to have the opportunity to meet Daniel Edozie.  He began by sharing his story and what he had to overcome in order to attend college and play basketball.  He was very positive and informed the students they may have challenges in their lives, but they need to stay positive and … Read more »


Learn About School Choice for 2015-16


Under the federal No Child Left Behind law, this school will be offering school choice for the 2015-16 school year. This is required by NCLB of schools “in need of improvement.” Click the headline for more information and to download a School Choice request form. All forms are due no later than July 1. Late forms will not be accepted.


Rusty Putnam visits Edmudnsn


​​Mrs. Smith’s 3rd grade class was fortunate to welcome Rusty Putnam, a volunteer from Wells Fargo, who came to work, interact, and give the 3rd grade students the gift of music. He brought his guitar and played several songs he has written. Mr. Putnam then taught each student how to strum as he played the … Read more »

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5th Grade Orchestra


5th grade orchestra students at Edmunds Elementary have been working hard at practice with their instruments for months now, under the direction of Des Moines Schools orchestra leader Douglas Brown. On May 18th the students put on a short program at the school gym, showing that a lot of hard work pays off! The show … Read more »

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Respectful, Responsible & Caring


Edmunds teacher Jodie Enos and her 2nd grade class pride themselves on being respectful, responsible and caring. The class recently decided they would like to honor honor the Des Moines Police for having these same characteristics as well.  The class decided to make the Police an Honor Wreath, tracing their hands and writing thoughts in … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Aug 17
Kindergarten Jump Start
Aug 18
Kindergarten Jump Start
Aug 24
Open House
Aug 26
First day of school 2015-2016
Sep 07
No School: Labor Day
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…

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