School News

Picture Retakes


Picture RETAKES are coming!  Friday, November 2, 2018  If you missed the first picture day-this is your chance to show those smiles.

2018-2019 Metro Kids


2018.2019 Registration flyer

Pre School’s First Day


Walnut Street Pre-School First Day for Pre-School-September 6, 2018 Time 7:30-2:30  

Homepage Feature

Open Enrollment for 2019-2020


OPEN ENROLLMENT   Spanish Patron Notification Patron Notification (002) For those of you who are not aware the application period for Open Enrollment begins on July 2 this year since the 1st is on a Sunday.  The district website will have the new application for OE and WIDT available beginning at 9:00 AM on July … Read more »

Open House! PK-5th


Please come to school with your child on Tuesday, August 21st from 4:00pm-6:00pm.   Teachers will be ready to meet their students.  Bring your supplies!  If you ordered supplies, they will be ready Tuesday, August 21st for pickup.  Open house is for all pre-school through 5th grade students. First day of school is Thursday, August 23rd.

2018-2019 Classroom Supplies


WSS School Supply Lists 18_19    

Upcoming Events

Dec 11
School Board Meeting
Dec 24
Winter Break – No School
Dec 24
Holiday – Offices Closed
Dec 31
Holiday – Offices Closed
Jan 02
Staff Development – No School

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:

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


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

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

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