School News

Winter Break


NO SCHOOL – December 22nd – January 2nd

Polar Express & Pajama Day


Come to school on December 21st in your pajama and enjoy the day with friends watching The Polar Express.

Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd Grade Title Night


Do you like to make gingerbread houses? Well come to Garton and make your own!!!  We are having our Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd Grade Title Night on December 14th, from 5:30-7:00.  Hope to see everyone for our Gingerbread Night!!!

Thanksgiving Break


NO SCHOOL November 22nd – 24th

3rd, 4th & 5th Grade Title Night


Come and enjoy some family fun for Title night!!!  The fun will be from 5:30-7:00 on November 16th.  Some come and hang out with the Garton staff and friends.  We hope to see all of our families for Title Night!!!

PTO’s Vendor/Craft Fair


Come support Garton Elementary PTO’s 3rd Annual Vendor/Craft Fair! Get some holiday shopping done while supporting our school as well as local businesses and vendors. Vendors: Baby Blankets & Dish Towels, Baby items, Color Street, Crochet Creations, Designs by Dearia, DoTerra, Financial Services Company, Gold Canyon Candles, Karma Consignment Boutique, Lilly Bug Designs, Lip Sense, Love2Play Creations, Norwex, Pampered Chef, … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Oct 26
Fall Harvest Parties
Oct 26
Trunk or Treat & Monster Mash
Oct 27
No School – Professional Development Day
Nov 07
School Board Meeting
Nov 11
PTO Vendor Fair

2820 E 24th St, Des Moines, IA 50317
P: 515-242-8408 | F: 515-323-8619

About Garton Elementary School

2820 E. 24th Street, Des Moines, IA 50317

P: 515-242-8408 | E: 


Garton is a successfully merged building of Adams and Garton elementary schools. Garton meets the diverse needs of all learners by providing support to ELL, Special Education and mentally and physically disabled students. Read More…

Welcome to Garton Elementary School! We are excited to work with you and your child!

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