School News

New School Hours Beginning in August


Beginning in August, all schools at DMPS will have new hours. The new hours at our school will be 7:30 AM to 2:25 PM. The change is being made to better serve the educational needs of students, based on research into the sleep patterns of children and teenagers. Click the headline for more information.

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Hubbell Marks Start of Black History Month


February is Black History Month. A school assembly, including a concert by Roosevelt High School’s Bridges2Harmony gospel choir, kicked off a month-long observance here at Hubbell. Be sure to click the headline to read more about (and enjoy photos) for our special event.

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Hawk Choir to begin February 27, 2018


Students who are wanting to participate in choir this year, click for more information.

4th Graders Package Meals


We are so proud of our 4th graders for packaging 10,000 meals today with Meals from the Heartland and Ernst & Young.

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Hurricane Help from Hubbell


Hubbell Hawks are taking action to help a local school in Houston to help buy supplies and clothing. Click on the page to find out how to help. Friday the students may wear a hat or a hoodie to celebrate their caring actions.

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Breakfast Free For All Students This Year


We’re pleased to tell you every Des Moines Public Schools elementary student will now have access to breakfast at no cost to the students or their families. This expansion means almost every school in the district offers at least one no-cost meal option during the day. Click on the headline to find out more about why DMPS now offers free breakfast to K-5 students!

Upcoming Events

Feb 19
No School – Professional Development Day (Educator University)
Feb 20
School Board Meeting
Mar 06
PTA Meeting
Mar 09
Spring Recess – No School
Mar 20
School Board Meeting

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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