School News

‘Bocadillos’ de Cumpleaños


‘Bocadillos’ de Cumpleaños Los cumpleaños son importantes para muchos niño/as y sabemos que a ellos les gusta celebrar juntos a sus compañeros de clase. Sin embargo, el mandar comida a los salones de clase puede ser peligroso para los estudiantes que pueden tener alergias a los alimentos o restricciones alimentarias. (De acuerdo con el Centro … Read more »

Office Closed


The office will be closed 1/2 day on Friday August 10 and all day Monday August 13 & All day Tuesday August  14.

District staff walk safe routes to school.

Scouting the Routes for Safe Walks to School


The school bell times at Stowe 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.

Track Champs hug students.

Track Champs Take a Run With Students


A couple of real ringers in town for this week’s Drake Relays showed up at Stowe to give the kids some kudos and tips – and to take a lap with them. World Championships track medalists Brenda Martinez and Katie Mackey then took the kids for a run. Click on the headline to read and see more.

Boy exits bus.

New School Hours Beginning in August


Beginning in August, all schools at DMPS will have new hours. The new hours at our school will be 7:30 AM to 2:25 PM. The change is being made to better serve the educational needs of students, based on research into the sleep patterns of children and teenagers. Click the headline for more information.

A Heinz 57 Pets


Thank you Stowe Elementary Service Learning club.

Upcoming Events

Dec 24
Winter Break No School Dec 24-Jan 4
Dec 24
Holiday – Offices Closed
Dec 24
Winter Break – No School
Dec 31
Holiday – Offices Closed
Jan 02
Staff Development – No School

Stowe Elementary School is an IB World School. Click here to learn more about this elite classification.

About Stowe Elementary School

1411 East 33rd Street, Des Moines, IA 50317

P: 515-242-8435 | E:

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


As an authorized International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme, Stowe focuses on the development of the whole child as an inquirer, both in Read More…

At Stowe Elementary, we are focused on learners and committed to excellence in all that we do!

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