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2900 Indianola Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50315
Phone: 515-242-8413 | Fax: 515-323-8624

Bulletin Board

Welcome to the new Howe Elementary School website! Here you can find out what’s for lunch, learn about upcoming news and events and much more. Use the menu at the top of the page or the Quick Links menu to the right to find what you’re looking for.

Important Dates & Upcoming Events

  • Monday, April 10th – 5th Grade Field Trip
  • Thursday, April 13th from 4-6pm – Culture Night at Howe (Title)
  • Friday, April 21st – No School
  • Monday, April 24th – No School
  • Wednesday, April 28th – 2nd Grade Field Trip
  • Wednesday, April 28th – Earth Clean Up Day
  • Monday, May 5th-Friday, May 12th – Teacher Appreciation Week
  • Friday, May 19th – Field Day
  • Friday,  June 2nd – Last Day of School

Des Moines Public Schools uses Nutrislice to provide easier and more complete menu information about breakfast and lunch at all of our schools.

Visit DMPS Nutrislice to see what’s for breakfast or lunch at any school on any day of the school year.

Des Moines Public Schools uses Infinite Campus as its web-based student information system.

Click Here to access the Infinite Campus Student/Parent Portal

If your student will be renting an instrument from our school, please complete the form at the link below.

DMPS | Instrument Rental Agreement (

All Events
  • School Board meeting

  • Independence Day (offices closed)

  • First Day of School

  • Labor Day; No school

  • No School; Professional Development