News
July 12th, 2017

Online Registration for the 2017-18 school year will begin July 17, 2017. For additional information, including an Online Registration Guide, click here or the title above. You can prepare for registration by visiting your Parent Portal and looking for the new Online Registration tab on the left side of the page. Don’t remember your Username and/or password? Send … Read more »


July 1st, 2017

Des Moines Public Schools will be increasing student contact minutes per day beginning in the 2017-2018 academic year. What this means at Park Avenue Elementary is a change in dismissal time, Dismissal will be pushed back ten minutes to 3:10 p.m.  Wednesday dismissal time will change to 1:40 p.m. As in the past, class will start at … Read more »


June 30th, 2017

Click HERE to see the school supply list for Fall 2017. You may also click on the headline above to reach the list.


June 13th, 2017

       The Park Avenue Word Garden has grown leaps and bounds since school let out. Stop by on Thursday, July 27th from 3:00 to 7:00 to have a look, and possibly score some vegetables.  


June 7th, 2017

SAVE THE DATE and plan to join us at Park Avenue Elementary School on Monday, August 21st from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. for Meet the Teacher Night. This is your student’s chance to bring their school supplies, see their new classroom and meet the teacher that will help them learn and grow during the coming … Read more »


June 5th, 2017

Work on the bus lanes along Park Avenue and SW 7th Street has progressed! The elevator project is moving on up and there is a brand new sidewalk to bring children from the corner of Park Avenue and SW 9th Street. You will be asked to select a new pick up option for your child during … Read more »


May 17th, 2017

Des Moines Public Schools avoided snow days this year, meaning school is out for the summer before the end of May! THE last day of school for elementary and middle schools will be Tuesday, May 30th. PARK AVENUE WILL DISMISS AT NOON. Elementary students will eat lunch before dismissal.


May 17th, 2017

There will be no school on Monday, May 29th in recognition of Memorial Day. Memorial Day was created as a day to honor all men and women who died in military service for  for the United States of America.


May 11th, 2017

We will celebrate the accomplishments of our 5th Grade class on Friday,  May 26th from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. in the Park Avenue auditorium. The future graduates of 2024 will be moving on to middle school in the fall, and we want to give them a proper send off. Some of this group were the … Read more »


May 5th, 2017

Many new things have been added to the Park Avenue World Garden over the past few weeks due to the hard work of Food Corps worker Patience Lensing, Master Gardener/Park Avenue staff member Dawn Cullison and some special helpers. Come visit on Saturday, May 20th between 1:00 and 3:00 to find out what is already growing, … Read more »