School News

Fall Family Fun

Fall Family Fun Day – Tuesday, November 22nd 1:00-3:00PM


Fall Family Fun Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Drop in any time from 1:00-3:00 PM Please join your child(ren) for some fun learning activities. You may drop into your child’s classroom from 1-3 PM. There will be centers with five activities related to Math and Literacy and you are welcome to stay for as many of … Read more »

Teacher Helping Pupils Studying At Desks In Classroom

Extended Learning Program Cancelled – Tuesday, November 15th


The Extended Learning Program after school on Tuesday, November 15th has been cancelled. Students will be dismissed with their teachers and will follow their regular dismissal plan on this day. Notes will be sent home Friday, November 11th.


Bru Crew at the Zoo – POSTPONED: DATE TBD


Due to tonight’s weather forecast for rain and thunderstorms, The Family Night scheduled at Blank Park Zoo for Thursday, October 6th has been postponed. No new date has been determined at this time.

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week!


Brubaker will spread awareness to students regarding drug prevention during Red Ribbon Week, October 24th-27th. Visit for more information. YOLO Be Drug Free! #youonlyliveonce


2016-17 Kindergarten Jumpstart Summer Program – August 9th-11th


August 9th-11th 9:00-11:30 AM We invite your child to participate in our Kindergarten Readiness Program this summer! This is a great opportunity for your child.  The Jumpstart Program allows staff to provide literacy and math support, as well as develop routines to help your child when they begin kindergarten.  Staff will be able to determine … Read more »


Summer Assistance for Families in Need


If you have summer food, health or clothing needs, Des Moines Public Schools and Polk County have resources for you. From immunizations to free meals, clothing to utility payments, you’ll find a list of places where help can be found. For a list of DMPS no-cost summer meal locations and times, and to learn more about other available resources, click on the headline.

Upcoming Events

Apr 04
Brubaker PTO Meeting 6:00 PM
May 29
Holiday – no school, offices closed
May 29
Memorial Day - NO SCHOOL
May 30
Last Day of School for Brubaker Students - Dismissal 12:30 PM
May 30
Last Day of School – Elementary & Middle Schools

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About Brubaker Elementary School


2900 East 42nd St, Des Moines, IA 50317

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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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