School News


“Big Buddies” from Roosevelt


​Roosevelt students from Nikki Force’s room worked with Hubbell First Graders in a joint effort.

1st grade

First Graders get a cultural lesson Nepal


This is a Picture of a speaker from Cultural All named NITI. She is from Nepal and came to talk to us about Bhai Tika which is a celebration of brothers. Much like Mother’s or Father’s day in the US.

The students are wearing traditional clothing from Nepal. All first grade students participated. Pictured: Niti, Caeiko, Michael, and Miles


Iowa Chinese New Year Celebrations


The 12th Annual

Iowa Chinese New Year Celebrations

Iowa Chinese Achievement Awards Ceremony

Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 | Merrill Middle School


Congratulations 5th graders


We are excited to see a new trophy earned today by five 5th graders at the Quiz Bowl conducted by the G/T Dept. of DMPS.


The Des Moines Social Club


The Des Moines Social Club is pleased to announce its inaugural Afternoon Arts Program for students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Click to find out more.

Homepage Feature

5th Grade helps WHO-TV with a commercial


The 5th graders helped Channel 13 News film a commercial to promote their school weather line.

Upcoming Events

Feb 03
PTA Meeting
Feb 10
4th Grade Music Concert
Feb 10
5th Grade Music Concert
Mar 03
Kindergarten Music Concert
Mar 03
1st Grade Music Concert

Hubbell Elementary School is an IB World School. Click here to learn more about this elite classification.

About Hubbell Elementary School


800 42nd Street, Des Moines, IA 50312

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Our school prides itself on strong student achievement, engaged parental support, and a broad liberal arts curriculum that builds upon the cultural opportunities inherent in our eclectic neighborhood. Read More…

Hubbell has successfully served the families of this diverse neighborhood for several generations.

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