School News

Gallery of Arts Night


Join us for our 6th Annual Gallery of Arts Night on November 15 from 5:00-6:30! Your child’s art work will be on display, Ms. Meyer will share book tips, and complimentary pizza and cookies will be served. Stop by anytime between 5:00 and 6:30 for this open house to celebrate the arts and literacy at … Read more »

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Safety Reflectors


Safety Reflectors for backpacks have been provided for all students. As the weather changes and the days become shorter, we want to make sure students walking to school are visible and safe. Please attach the safety reflector to your child’s backpack. When you press the button on the reflector once, it shines like a flashlight. … Read more »

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Open Enrollment Notification


The annual notification for Open Enrollment can be found at this link: Patron Notification

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Online Registration


Online Registration is now open. You can register anytime from a device with internet access. Let us know if you have trouble logging in to the Parent Portal in Infinite Campus by calling the office at 242-8442. Thanks for completing the online registration as soon as possible!

DMPS Mobile App


Make sure you download the DMPS Mobile App for access to school information on your phone! More information can be found on the district webpage.

Upcoming Events

Dec 24
Winter Break – No School
Dec 24
Holiday – Offices Closed
Dec 31
Holiday – Offices Closed
Jan 02
Staff Development – No School
Jan 08
School Board Meeting

Wright Elementary school is the only Artful Learning school in Des Moines. To learn more, click here.

About Wright Elementary School

5001 SW 14th St, Des Moines, IA 50315

P: 515-242-8442 | F:  515-323-8649 | E: 

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


The Artful Learning model consists of four main elements—experience, inquire, create and reflect—which encourage and support best teaching practices and improve  Read More…

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