School News

No School – March 30th


There will be no school on Friday, March 30th.  It is a Professional Learning Day for teachers

SPRING BREAK – March 12th – 16th


Spring Break is from March 12th – 16th.  School resumes on Monday, March 19th.  Hope everyone has a fun filled spring break!!!

No School – March 9th


There is no school on Friday, March 9th.

PTO Meeting – March 6th


Please join us for our PTO Meeting.  It is from 5:00-6:00 in the conference room.  Hope to see you then!!!

Boy exits bus.

New School Hours Beginning in August


Beginning in August, all schools at DMPS will have new hours. The new hours at our school will be 7:30 AM to 2:25 PM. The change is being made to better serve the educational needs of students, based on research into the sleep patterns of children and teenagers. Click the headline for more information.

Popcorn Days


Popcorn Days at Garton!  The bags are $.50 a piece.  Please remember there is a limit of only 2 bags per student. September 29th November 17th December 15th January 26th February 23rd March 23rd April 27th May 25th

Upcoming Events

Mar 20
School Board Meeting
Mar 23
Popcorn Day
Mar 30
No School – Professional Development Day
Apr 03
School Board Meeting
Apr 11
Kindergarten Sign-Up

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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