School News

Open Hous 16.2

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.

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4th Graders Research and Write!


Miss Hiveley’s fourth graders at Edmunds has been working on a cross-curricular project in Writing and Social Studies. The students each selected a state to research and write an informative paper on. As they have researched their state over the past month they have taken on the roles of geographers, economists, and historians. The students … Read more »


Summer Assistance for Families in Need


If you have summer food, health or clothing needs, Des Moines Public Schools and Polk County have resources for you. From immunizations to free meals, clothing to utility payments, you’ll find a list of places where help can be found. For a list of DMPS no-cost summer meal locations and times, and to learn more about other available resources, click on the headline.

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Edmunds 3rd Grade Students Explore Possible Careers


Students spent time exploring the world of careers and dreaming of their future during counseling with Ms. Bryant. After learning about many different career options available to them, students were asked to choose a career they may want to pursue. Students created puppets reflecting the clothes and tools needed for their job. Then students used … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Sep 05
Labor Day - No School
Sep 22
2/3 Grade Parent Activity Night
Oct 11
Oct 12
Conferences - Early out 1:30
Oct 28
No School - Teacher EQ 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

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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