School News

United Way and Edmunds 3rd graders team up for literacy!


On Tuesday, September 11th over 20 volunteers from the United Way of Central Iowa visited Edmunds Elementary to read with the 3rd grade students. Event coordinator Pat Steele shared that this annual interaction with Edmunds students is an exciting project for the volunteers. It is always an exciting time for the students – and this year did not disappoint!  Volunteers and students worked together … Read more »

Edmunds 4th and 5th graders hit the field with the Riders Football Club!


4th and 5th graders from Edmunds Elementary have been hitting the gridiron this fall, participating in the Rider Football Club, which is part of the Mid-Iowa Youth Football League. Rider Club Football is a youth tackle football development program that provides teams for all levels of players. On Sunday September 9th the Little Riders took … Read more »

Thanks from Edmunds Teachers!


Edmunds teachers were surprised this last week with the gift of classroom supplies from the United Way of Central Iowa and our Labor Union. They combined forces to create a special “packing event” for the staff in celebration of Labor Day! The result was a special delivery on Friday, prepared and packed by volunteers. Each … Read more »

Edmunds Students “learn the ropes” at school!


Edmunds students are excited to be back at school for the new year and learning alongside their friends! Part of the first busy week at Edmunds the students learn school procedures through “rotations” around the various areas of the building. During rotations students are learning all of expectations for school that are designed to keep them safe … Read more »

District staff walk safe routes to school.

Scouting the Routes for Safe Walks to School


The school bell times at Edmunds will change with the beginning of the 2018-19 school year. Our new start time is 7:30 AM and we will dismiss at 2:25 PM, with a 75 minute early dismissal on Wednesdays. Please click on the headline to learn more about how we are engaging our staff to ensure an orderly transition when school resumes August 23.

Edmunds Field Day memories will last the summer!


Edmunds students and staff took their Annual Wildcat Field Day seriously! The day long event, held Thursday May 24th,  saw some serious competition in exciting events, like the Monster Slip ‘n’ Slide, the perennial Water Bucket Relay and the Giant Bouncy Ball. Eleven events in all, the competition is something that all the students and teachers look forward to. It was a great way to further … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Oct 02
School Board Meeting
Oct 03
Fall Conferences
Oct 04
Fall Conferences
Oct 16
School Board Meeting
Oct 24
Picture Retakes
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:

New School Hours: 7:30 AM to 2:25 PM


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The Edmunds community provides a relevant, engaging and challenging learning environment.

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