School News

Garden Harvest and Clean Up


We will be having a garden harvest and clean up event on
Saturday, October 20, 2018
from 1 PM to 3PM.
Everyone is welcome!

Fall Conferences


Tuesday October 23rd from 2:45 PM – 6:45 PM

Wednesday, October 24th from 2:45 PM – 6:30 PM

Your students teacher will contact you with a scheduled time. Speak directly to the teacher if you need to adjust the time.

No School-Staff Development


No School October 25th and 26th

Staff Development days

Picture Retake Day


Picture retake day will take place on Friday, November 2nd

Box Tops


Park Avenue participates in Box Tops for Education. Please save those box tops and send them to school!

Veterans Day Assembly


Veterans Day Assembly Friday, November 9th at 9:30

Park Avenue Auditorium

Upcoming Events

Oct 16
School Board Meeting
Oct 20
Garden Harvest and Clean Up
Oct 23
Fall Conferences
Oct 24
Fall Conferences
Oct 25
Staff Development – No School

Park Avenue School is an IB World School. Click here to learn more about this elite classification.

About Park Avenue Elementary School

3141 SW 9th Street, Des Moines, IA 50315

P: 515-242-8429 | E: 

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


The first school in Park Avenue district was on Ninth and Broad. It was called Belle School, after Samuel Bell, the first teacher. The school was a long brick schoolhouse built in 1868. Read more…

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