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Early Dismissal Wednesdays @ 2:00


The first day of school will be an early dismissal. On early dismissal days, students will be dismissed at 2:00, include the first day of school.

DMPS Mobile

Brubaker Now Fits in the Palm of Your Hand


The new DMPS mobile app is designed to provide up-to-date and helpful information about the school district and all schools right in the palm of your hand. Now you can connect with Brubaker and every school in Des Moines from anywhere and everywhere. Click the photo to learn more about the app and download to your Apple or Android smartphone.

No cost lunch program expands.

No Cost Meals Available This Fall at Brubaker


Students at 35 Des Moines schools and three learning centers can now eat breakfast and lunch at no cost because of a special U.S. Dept. of Agriculture program targeting high poverty schools throughout the U.S. The move will ensure students are focused on learning and not on hunger. To see a list of schools and learn more about the program, click on the image.

support staff

Bell Times Change at Brubaker this Fall


Students at 19 elementary schools, including Brubaker Elementary, will adjust their schedule by 10 minutes this fall. It’s a move that will give bus drivers much needed time to get from school to school. Click on the image to read more about how the small time change will improve student safety and save the district hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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Kindergarten Jumpstart


Kindergarten Jumpstart will be held on July 29th, 30th, and 31st, from 9:00-11:30 a.m. This is a great opportunity for incoming students to get acclimated with new classrooms, teachers, and friends. Students will be provided with lunch. We look forward to seeing your child(ren) there!

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Summer Office Hours 7:30-3:30


Brubaker’s offices will be open at 7:30 and close at 3:30.

Upcoming Events

Sep 25
Picture Day
Oct 08
Fall Fitness Walk
Oct 15
Parent/Teacher Conferences
Oct 22
Parent/Teacher Conferences
Oct 23
Picture Retake Day

2900 East 42nd St, Des Moines, IA 50317
P: 515-242-8405 | F: 515-265-5690

About Brubaker Elementary School


2900 East 42nd St, Des Moines, IA 50317

P: 515-242-8405 | E:


Brubaker Elementary School supports students in general education, students with autism, as well as those in our Intellectually Disabled classroom. We are focused on being respectful, responsible and safe. Read more…

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