School News


School Supply Lists Available


School is just around the corner and we’re very excited to welcome our students back to Edmunds! Please click on the headline to find a list of schools supplies divided up by grade level.


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 »

Upcoming Events

Sep 07
No School: Labor Day
Sep 07
Labor Day – No school
Sep 24
2nd & 3rd Grade Parent Activity Night
Oct 05
October Fall Intercession: NO SCHOOL
Oct 21
Fall Conferences
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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