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225 56th Street | Des Moines, IA 50312
Phone: 515-242-8411 | Fax: 515-323-8621

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Welcome to the new Hanawalt Elementary School website! Here you can find out what’s for lunch, learn about upcoming news and events and much more. Use the tab menu at the top of the page to find what you’re looking for.

Here is a link to the 2019-2020 student supply list 2019-2020 student supply list

Hanawalt PTA Wants You!

Would you like to be a part of Hanawalt’s PTA? Part of their mission is to actively assist and support the education of the whole child throuh your collaboration with other parents , staff, and the Hanawalt community. If you would like to learn more, please follow the links and considering joining.

Facebook link:

PTA Website:

Hanawalt Elementary is excited to be using SchoolCNXT as our family engagement platform. With SchoolCNXT you can read news from Hanawalt. Please contact your child’s teacher or the office if you are having trouble getting started.

We are pleased to welcome you to the virtual backpack for Des Moines Public Schools,  our central hub for information about school and community events and information of interest to students and their families. The new virtual backpack allows the Des Moines Public School District to distribute school and community information electronically to parents, staff, and students. Click here to visit the virtual backpack!

All Events
  • Meet the Teacher

  • First Day of School

  • Labor Day – No school

  • School Board Meeting

  • Picture Day