School News

November 15th 2nd & 4th Grade Music Concerts


2nd grade performance 5:00  4th grade performance 5:45 Students should arrive 15 minutes early

Hat Day October 12th


All school celebration on October 12th is Crazy Hat Day, Wear your favorite hat or be creative and make one.

PTA Meeting October 11th at 6:00


Please join us! We want all parents to have a voice in their child’s education. Consider becoming a member of the River Woods PTA by attending monthly meetings. Child care and interpreters provided

School Hours 7:30-2:25 Wednesday Dismissal 1:10


Doors open at 7:15 for breakfast. Tardy bell rings at 7:30. We want all students to start their learning day off right by being on time to school. Thanks for your support!

Upcoming Events

Nov 16
Mismatch Day
Nov 20
School Board Meeting
Nov 21
No School
Nov 22
Thanksgiving Break – No School
Dec 11
School Board Meeting

2929 SE 22nd Street, Des Moines, IA 50320
P: 515-242-8433 | F: 515-323-8641

About River Woods Elementary School

2929 SE 22nd Street, Des Moines, IA 50320

P: 515-242-8433 | E:

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


At River Woods, our mission includes providing learners with meaningful, differentiated learning experiences, collaboration and a common vision for achievement, and  Read More…

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