First Day of School – Welcome Back

Our first day of school is Thursday, August 23rd.  Doors open at  7:15 a.m. for all students to go to the gym for Morning Meeting. Classes begin 7:30am. Dismissal is 2:25pm. Wednesday early dismissal is 1:10pm.

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New School Hours in Des Moines!

Beginning in August 2018, DMPS will implement new bell times – or school hours – throughout the district. For the 2018-2019 school year, Monroe Elementary’s doors will open at 7:15 am, morning meeting will be in the gym at …

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Scouting the Routes for Safe Walks to School

The school bell times at Monroe 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.

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Kindergarten Enrollment for 2018-2019

Families who already have a child attending a DMPS school or preschool may sign-up at their address-assigned school until July 13, 2018. Families who are new to Des Moines Public Schools can sign-up by visiting the Welcome Center …

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Registration for 2018-2019 begins July 16!

Online Registration will begin July 16 for children entering Des Moines Schools for the fall. Once it begins,  parents who have already enrolled their children can log on to their Parent Portal to register their children online 24 a …

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Field Day – Tuesday, May 29

Monroe Field Day is Tuesday, May 29th. It is a great time to come to Monroe and watch your child participate in the games! Grades 3rd-5th will be 9:00-11:30. Grades K-2 are from 12:30-3:00pm.

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Last Day of School – Thursday, May 31

Our last day of school is Thursday, May 31. Dismissal is at 12:40 5th Grade will have classroom celebrations at 10:00AM followed by a school-wide clap-out. We invite the families and friends to bring their lunch and join …

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