• Adams Elementary School
    Principal: Sheri Sanders
    3029 N. Division Street
    Davenport, Iowa 52804
    Phone: (563) 391-6563

  • News, Events, and Announcements


    Beginning at noon today (Friday 1/30/15) the Davenport Community School District received four bomb threats via pre-recorded phone calls.

    All buildings are being swept as a precaution.   

    No buildings are on lockdown.  Adams is proceeding with a normal day. Read more

    WQPT Writers Contest

    Students in grades K through 3 can enter the WQPT Writers Contest.  Please click on the links below for more information.

    WQPT Writers Contest Official Entry Form and Rules

    WQPT Writers Contest Flyer

    WQPT Writers Contest Writing Guide

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    Character Challenge


    Before winter break, all students participated in the character challenge by showing respect and having a chance to win a Mallards ticket by being nominated by a teacher or fellow student.   I then drew several names each week per grade level as the winners of the tickets for a Mallards game in March.   About 90 students won tickets.  I will be receiving these tickets soon and will then hand them Read more

    Text Message Alerts

    We’re offering a new way for our families to receive notification of school closings and/or late starts due to  inclement winter weather.  You will still see notifications on  our local television stations (WHBF-TV 4, KWQC-TV 6, and WQAD-TV 8), as well a message on our district website.  Now you’ll also be able to receive text alerts directly to your cell phone(s).

    Opting in for the text alert is easy.  Simply Read more

    Cold weather is here!

    Please see the following district webpage for information regarding emergency school closings:  http://www.davenportschools.org/emergency-school-closings/

    Cold weather is here!  Please dress appropriately for the colder temperatures.   We use the district guide of 15 degrees to determine inside/outside line up and recess.

    Only breakfast students are to enter the front doors before 7:30.   All other students are to be dropped off or walk to the north doors by the gym.   Those doors will Read more

    Breakfast and Lunch

    ***LUNCH UPDATE***

    The Iowa Healthy Kids Act (2010) was passed to assist schools in helping children develop healthy eating habits.

    Family members are welcome to come and join their student(s) for lunch anytime in the cafeteria if they purchase a school lunch.

    If you choose to purchase a lunch (Subway, McDonald’s, etc.) and bring it to school, we will have you eat in a location outside of where our federal Read more

    This and That….

    If your student is going to be out of school, please call the office by 8:00am at 563-391-6563 to let us know why.  If your student is out sick, the health department requires the school nurse to report two symptoms.  If your child has a doctor or dental appointment, please bring in the doctor’s note so the absence can be excused.

    Has your phone number, address or email address changed?   Read more

    Save These Dates

    February 2015 Calendar (calendar sent home with students on Thursday 1/29/15.)

    February 2015 Newsletter (newsletter sent home with students on Thursday 1/29/15.)

    Davenport Community School District Official Academic Calendar 2014-2015  Last day of school adjusted to Friday 5/29/15. Read more


    Are you interested in an Adams Elementary drawstring bag or water bottle?  Click for an order form.  Bags and bottles are available in the office now. 

    Please become a PTA member for $5.00 (required for voting).

    PTA provides free child care for all parents the night of meetings.  The next meeting is scheduled for Monday 2/9/15 at 6pm in the LMC.

    We are on Facebook.  Join our group as Read more

    School Day

    Please arrive by 7:30am.  The student day begins at 7:35am.   Students arriving after 7:30am must enter through the main office.

    The student day ends at 2:25pm.  Wednesdays are a 1 hour early dismissal at 1:25pm.

    Each morning, please review the afternoon travel arrangements with your student.  The office staff cannot interrupt class to tell the student alternate travel arrangements.

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