School News


At 90, Gloria Bumpus Still Making Her Shots


How did the oldest employee at DMPS celebrate her 90th birthday today? By shooting hoops, of course! Congratulations to Gloria Bumpus on her special day, and thanks for her great work and dedication to students in the Metro Kids program at Hubbell Elementary School. Click on the image to read more and see some fun photos.


Hubbell is on Twitter


Hubbell is pleased to announce that we have joined Twitter. To follow us go to @DMHubbell


Science Bound


Students in the Science Bound class from Roosevelt came to Hubbell and instructed our students on different science topics.


Students Send Support to Classmate


Students and staff formed a heart on the playground and sent a picture to a fellow classmate undergoing heart surgery. Everyone at Hubbell Elementary wishes 7-year-old Lilia Faber a speedy recovery and a quick return to class. We miss you!


Students Learn Native American Culture


Our 5th grade classes welcomed Mr. Eugene Fracek to discuss Native Americans, their history, culture and experiences for students to understand more about ownership, federal recognition and sovereignty issues and society today. Click on the image to learn more.


“Big Buddies” from Roosevelt


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

Upcoming Events

Mar 03
Kindergarten Music Concert
Mar 03
1st Grade Music Concert
Mar 06
Silent Auction and Family Fun Night
Mar 10
PTA Meeting
Mar 13
Spring Recess

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

P: 515-242-8414 | E:


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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