School News


The Secret Life of an IB Student


Highlighting our IB experience together, we’ve put together a night filled with information and experiences to help anyone interested to better understanding IB programming at Walnut Street School. Please RSVP to the event using the link below if you plan to attend.  Thank you!

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Box Night!


Come build with us! Open to all WSS families. Bring in boxes and building materials to create anything your heart desires! A true open inquiry activity!

Homepage Feature


B4K Walnut St Winter 2016 We will be hosting Bricks 4 Kidz this winter-If you are interested in sending your student sign up using the information on the flyer.  (Click on the picture to the left to see link)

Mindfulness - Parent Meeting

Join us! Mindfulness – Parent Experience – On Behalf of the PTO


State Fair Parade

Join our family!


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Upcoming Events

May 29
Holiday – no school, offices closed
May 30
Last Day of School – Elementary & Middle Schools
Sep 04
Labor Day

Walnut Street School is an IB World School. Click here to learn more about this elite classification.

About Walnut Street School


901 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA 50309

P: 515-242-8438 | E:


Walnut Street School provides a strong social, emotional, and academic foundation for students to excel as lifelong learners in a global community through intercultural understanding and respect.

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It’s my pleasure to welcome you to Walnut Street School.

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