School News

Staff Painting


Staff enjoyed painting pencil name plates for a healthy U activity!

Thank You Windsor Heights Hyvee!


A huge thank you to Windsor Heights Hyvee. They won 10,000 Box Tops in a General Mills competition and donated them to Windsor Elementary (That is $1,000) Families remember to clip those box tops when you have them!

December Newsletter


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A blindfolded girl ads colorful material to a whiteboard.

A Big Mix-Up at Windsor Elementary – On Purpose!


The last day of classes before Thanksgiving break included a big mix-up at Windsor Elementary School – on purpose. Mix It Up at Lunch Day is an international campaign under the auspices of an organization called Teaching Tolerance that encourages students to cross social boundaries. Click on the headline to read and see more.

Art teacher helps student paint mural.

Mural Marks 100 Years Young at Windsor


2018-19 marks the centennial year for Windsor Elementary School, and that calls for some special celebration – and decoration! Current students are painting a mural on a retaining wall that borders a parking lot at the school. It’s so awesome, the TV news has already been by to check us out! Click on the headline to see photos and read more about the project!

Commemorative Art Mural


  During up coming art classes, students will have the opportunity to work together painting a mural at Windsor, to commemorate the 100 year anniversary.  If the weather is nice we will be going out side to paint on the long retaining wall by the west parking lot.  Please be aware of your child’s art … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Dec 11
School Board Meeting
Dec 24
Winter Break – No School
Dec 24
Holiday – Offices Closed
Dec 24
Winter Break
Dec 31
Holiday – Offices Closed

5912 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311
P: 515-242-8440 | F: 515-323-8648

About Windsor Elementary School

5912 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311

P: 515-242-8440 | E:

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


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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