School News

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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.

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Thank you Stowe Elementary Service Learning club.


Virtual Backpack Replaces Paper Flyers


No more pulling crumpled paper flyers from your student’s backpack! Opportunities in the community will now be available online, instead of jumbled up with homework and artwork. Read about child-friendly community events and opportunities, or post a flyer of your own. Click on the headline to read more about Virtual Backpack.

Meet the Teacher Night


Meet your teacher and visit your classroom before school starts! Monday, August 21st @ 4:30-6:30 PM.

2017-2018 Online Registration


Families may register online from home, stop in the office from 9:00-3:00 (call first) or by attending the online help session from 1-7 PM on July 27th.

Kindergarten Camp


Register now for our free Kindergarten Camp! Dates/Times: August 15-17 @ 9:00-11:00 a,m.      

Upcoming Events

Mar 30
No School – Professional Development Day
Apr 03
School Board Meeting
Apr 11
Kindergarten Sign-Up
Apr 17
School Board Meeting
May 01
School Board Meeting

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:


As an authorized International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme, Stowe focuses on the development of the whole child as an inquirer, both in the classroom and the world.

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

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