School News


Virtual Backpack Replaces Paper Flyers


No more pulling crumpled paper flyers from your student’s backpack! Opportunities in the community will now be available online, instead of jumbled up with homework and artwork. Read about child-friendly community events and opportunities, or post a flyer of your own. Click on the headline to read more about Virtual Backpack.

Parent-Teacher Conferences


Sign up for your Fall and Spring Conference time during Back to School Night. Click headline to learn more.

Neighborhood Walk August 18


The Brubaker staff is excited to start our 2017-2018 journey with you. On Friday, August 18 from 2:00-4:00, we will be popping to every home in the area to say hello and welcome.

Back to School Night August 21


Join us for Back to School Night Monday, August 21 from 4:00-6:30.
Meet your teacher, drop off supplies, and sign up for conferences from 4:00-5:30. Then join the festivities on the north playground for games and activities from 5:30-6:30.

New School Hours


Welcome back to Brubaker! The school day will be extended by 10 minutes beginning August 23. Click on the headline to learn more.


Get Your 2017-18 School Supply List!


The first day of school (Aug. 23) will be here before you know it! We want your student to be ready. Please click on the headline to see our back to school supply lists for each grade level. And, have a terrific summer!

Upcoming Events

Aug 21
Back to School Night 4:00-6:30PM
Aug 23
First Day of School - Dismissal 2:10PM
Aug 23
First Day of School
Aug 26
Graduation Walk
Sep 04
Labor Day

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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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