• Hayes Elementary School
    Principal: Sara Gott
    622 S. Concord St.
    Davenport, Iowa 52802
    Phone: 563-723-6600
    Fax:  563-445-5973

  • News, Events, and Announcements



    Saturday September 30th is our annual PTO fall festival, Jump Into Fall!  Starting at 11:00 a.m., students and their families are welcome to celebrate the beginning of Fall on our blacktop and fields in back of Hayes.  Admission is $5 per child, and this includes a wristband for unlimited jumping/playing in our bounce houses and other inflatables, and also games on the blacktop.  In addition, for $2 each, students and their families can decorate pumpkins to take home and display.

    There will also be food (walking tacos with all of the fixings), drinks (soda and water), and other treats

    Hayes Elementary Chess Club


    Thanks to Mrs. Gott and our awesome new TAG teacher, Mrs. Foss-Cuellar, Hayes will soon have a Chess Club!  Any Hayes student in grades 3-5 are eligible to join, and it is not necessary to know how to play.  Chess Club will meet every other Tuesday from 2:30 until 3:15 p.m. in the library.  The first meeting will be September 26th.  This is a drop in club, so if a student can’t make it to a meeting, that’s okay!  Below is the information flyer with a permission slip.  Please fill out the slip and return it in your child’s

    Band Information


    Mr. Carter is off and running with band lessons for our 5th graders!  Many students had questions about instruments and books, so he put an informational flyer together in both English and Spanish (Mr. Carter can speak Spanish also).  Click the links below to check it out.

    If students wish to participate in band, but finances are tight for the family, Mr. Carter can arrange for a student to use a school owned instrument.

    Instrument and Equipment Information (Español)

    Instrument and Equipment Information

    August Morning Meeting


    August 30th was our first Morning Meeting celebration of the year.  We had several honored guests and got a visit from the West High School Cheer Squad!

    Morning Meeting is our monthly student recognition event.  Starting in September, we will recognize our Optimist Award nominees and many other academic and behavioral award winners.  Each month we try to have a special guest as well.  Parents and other family members are always welcome at our Morning Meeting.

    Our honored guest on Wednesday included four gentlemen who honorably served our country in the armed forces and will soon participate in the

    Ribbon Cutting for Outdoor Spaces


    On Monday, August 28th, Hayes Elementary was proud to welcome representatives from United Healthcare, the Dream Builders Foundation and the Davenport Schools to celebrate the opening of our new swing set area and student greenhouse.  UHC and the Dream Builders funded a grant to Hayes that allowed us to build these two new outdoor learning spaces.

    The featured guest was former Iowa Hawkeye and Los Angeles Chargers place kicker, Nate Kaeding.  Nate works in conjunction with the Dream Builders and United Healthcare help schools like ours fund student learning areas like our greenhouse and swings.

    Mr. Kaeding, along with

    Band & Orchestra Info


    All this week Mr. Carter (Band) and Mrs. Tindall (Orchestra) have been visiting our 5th grade classrooms to recruit new students into instrumental music.  Once the teachers have a roster of students interested in playing an instrument they will release a schedule for lessons and ensembles.  If your child didn’t get a chance to meet with the music teachers and are still interested in playing this year, use the links above to email them with contact information.

    Also, Mr. Carter has his own Band Website.  Click the link to find out more information!

    School Supply Donations


    Hayes Elementary is fortunate to have so many community partners who pitch in to help with our student’s needs.  This school year, in addition to the First Day school supplies donations, we have received donations of school supplies and backpacks from several individuals and organizations.  Aleris International donated 20 student backpacks filled with all of the supplies a student would need for the school year.  An anonymous donor brought in an additional two backpacks filled with supplies, and Dr. Troy Newmyer (a family friend of our new PE teacher Mr. Mitchell) donated close to $300 worth of supplies.  We

    Ribbon Cutting for Hayes Outdoor Areas


    Monday, August 28th from 1:30-2:00 p.m. Hayes will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate our new outdoor learning spaces.  Over the summer swingset with 8 swings and a greenhouse (that was designed by our Green Team) have been installed at Hayes thanks to: Mike Maloney, Joe Reagan, and a generous $20,000 grant from United Health Care & The Dream Builders Foundation!  Local news media will be in attendance in along with former Iowa Hawkeye and Los Angeles Chargers kicker, Nate Kaeding.  In honor of Mr. Kaeding coming to Hayes, all students and staff are asked to wear



    Our awesome Hayes Elementary staff is back to school today preparing to meet all of our new and returning students.  Here are a few reminders for families this week:

    Registration:  If you haven’t registered your student for the 2017-18 school year, it is not too late.  The office is open from 7:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.  Please bring proof of address (a rent receipt, utility bill, or other documentation with name and address) and plan to fill out registration paperwork for Mary our secretary.

    Unpack Your Backpack:  Wednesday, August 23rd from 5-6:00 p.m.  Bring your student and all of