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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  

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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    

Kindergarten Jump Start


Kindergarten Jump Start is a time for your child to meet/greet the Kindergarten Teachers.  They will be split up into the classrooms after a brief welcoming.  Parents will be dismissed and return at 11:00 to pick up their children either from the playground or the classroom, depending on the weather. We hope to see all … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Oct 02
School Board Meeting
Oct 16
School Board Meeting
Oct 25
Staff Development – No School
Nov 06
School Board Meeting
Nov 20
School Board Meeting

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…

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