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Open House Night


We encourage you to attend our Open House Night on August 24th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm.  This is a great opportunity to meet your child’s teacher and drop off school supplies before the start of the year.  We hope to see you there!  Welcome to South Union!

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School Supply List 2015-2016


See Parent tab for school supplies needed for the 2015-2016 school year.

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2015-2016 School Registration


School registration for South Union Elementary will be from 1pm-7pm on July 30th.


Learn About School Choice for 2015-16


Under the federal No Child Left Behind law, this school will be offering school choice for the 2015-16 school year. This is required by NCLB of schools “in need of improvement.” Click the headline for more information and to download a School Choice request form. All forms are due no later than July 1. Late forms will not be accepted.


DMPS Offers Free Summer Meal Program


DMPS will again offer breakfast and lunch over the summer months to children 18 and younger. The number of sites has grown, and so have the number of meals served. Last summer, DMPS staff fed children 28,722 breakfasts and 79,698 lunches. DMPS has sponsored a summer meal program for more than 30 years. Click on the headline for more information and a list of sites.


April Newsletter Now Available


Parent News Letter April 2015 Parent News Letter April 2015 Spanish

Upcoming Events

Sep 07
Labor Day – No school
Sep 08
PTO meeting
Oct 23
No school – Teacher EQ Development

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About South Union Elementary School


4201 S. Union Street, Des Moines, IA 50315

P: 515-242-8409 | E: 


South Union Elementary is a union of Granger and Mitchell Elementary schools. We prepare students to be productive citizens through academics, arts and wellness. Read More…

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