Skip to content
2820 E. 24th Street | Des Moines, IA 50317
Phone: 515-242-8408 | Fax: 515-323-8619

Bulletin Board

Welcome to the new Garton 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.

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.

2019-2020 Kindergarten Medical Paperwork.

Please find the attached documents that your 19-20 Kindergartner will need to start school.  If you have any questions, please call the Nurse, Mrs. Wells at 242-8408.

Checklist for Medical Paperwork

Dental Screening

Student Medical Report – Physical

Vision Screening


The 19-20 school year is right around the corner.  The stores are stocking the supply items.  Here is a copy of our 19-20 Supply List.  Have fun shopping!!!

19-20 Supply List


Please find the attached documents for the ELL Back to School Fair.

Save the Date Arabic

Save the Date Burmese

Save the Date Karen

Save the Date Spanish

Save the Date Somali

Save the Date Vietnamese

All Events
  • First Day of School 7:45 AM – 2:40 PM

  • Labor Day – No School

  • School Board Meeting

  • School Board Meeting

  • Fall Pictures