School News


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.


Help Hubbell and Roosevelt Combat Hunger


Roosevelt High School came to Hubbell to kick off the food drive to help combat hunger in the metro area.


Hubbell Students First to Play on Riverwalk


The first toy on the Des Moines Riverwalk was a huge hit with Hubbell 3rd graders. They helped cut the ribbon on the giant fishing pole and bobber now known as Rotary Riverwalk Park. The pole features swings, and the giant bobber is surrounded by a soft blue surface. Click on the image to see more photos.


Hubbell 5th Graders to Appear on WHO-TV


Thanks to Channel 13 for stopping by to include us as they prepare for the snow to arrive. In the photo, WHO-TV Photojournalist Kevin Rivers records Meteorologist Jeriann Ritter talking about winter weather. Let’s keep our fingers crossed for mild temps and no snow days!

Upcoming Events

Dec 22
Winter Recess
Dec 31
Holiday – Offices Closed
Jan 05
Afternoon Arts Program
Jan 13
PTA Meeting
Jan 19
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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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