School News


What’s for Lunch? Ask the DMPS Mobile App


You can now find out what’s for breakfast and lunch at every school on every day of the year. You can even find out nutritional information. Just visit the Dining section on the new DMPS Mobile App. If you don’t yet have the app, click the header to download it for Apple or Android and learn more about its many features.

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Counselor Receives Bullying Prevention Specialist Certificate


Windsor’s School Counselor, Mr. Hickling, was notified recently that he will be receiving the Bullying Prevention Specialist Certificate.  The certificate is sponsored by the American School Counselors’ Association  and the Cyber Bullying Hotline. To learn more about the program, visit

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Windsor Now Fits in the Palm of Your Hand


The new DMPS mobile app is designed to provide up-to-date and helpful information about the school district and all schools right in the palm of your hand. Now you can connect with Windsor and every school in Des Moines from anywhere and everywhere. Click the photo to learn more about the app and download to your Apple or Android smartphone.


School Supply List for 2014-15


Please click on “school supply list” for this year’s school supply list.   school supply list

Attendance Areas Update

Important Information – Change in School Zones for 2014-15


Please click on the link below to read a letter about school enrollment information for the 2014-15 school year. Attendance Family Letter        Office of Schools 901 Walnut Street Des Moines, Iowa 50309 515-242-7725   Dear DMPS Families: We want to thank all of our elementary school families for your input and attention to the … Read more »


No Cost Meals Available this Fall at Windsor


Students at 35 Des Moines schools and three learning centers can now eat breakfast and lunch at no cost because of a special U.S. Dept. of Agriculture program targeting high poverty schools throughout the U.S. The move will ensure students are focused on learning and not on hunger. To see a list of schools and learn more about the program, click on the image.

Upcoming Events

Oct 06
Butterbraid Fundraiser Begins
Oct 15
Parent-Teacher Conferences
Oct 20
Butterbraid Fundraiser Ends
Oct 22
Parent/Teacher Conferences
Oct 24
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About Windsor Elementary School


5912 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311

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Windsor Elementary School is a diverse and intentionally inclusive school where all students are provided a foundation for success in a global community. Read More…

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