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  • McKinley Elementary School
    Principal:Aaron Vincent
    1716 Kenwood Avenue
    Davenport, Iowa 52803
    Phone: 563-723-6800
  • News, Events, and Announcements

    October 16th eBlast

    Dear McKinley Families,

    We had a couple of great activities for our students last week.  A few of our local fire fighters came out and spoke about fire safety and prevention.  We also had students from Central High School help kickoff the Hunger Drive. 

    Next Friday, October 20th is … Read more

    Notes from September 2017 PTA Meeting

    Minutes for PTA General Meeting
    September 7, 2017

    Present for the meeting: Principal Aaron Vincent, Tiffany Finkeldei, Lani Smith, Alex Mongiat,
    Michelle Contois, Mark Breidenbach, Dusty Roelle, Stephanie Roelle, Sarah Bradley, Heather
    Johnson, Lisa Cox, Colleen Skolrood, Allison Beck, Gabrielle Weeks, Terence Brass, Robin
    Lank, Michelle Sinnott, Holly Soboroff, Shane … Read more

    October 9th eBlast

    Dear McKinley Families,

    We have just wrapped up our sixth week of the school year and the end of the 1st quarter is right around the corner.  October 20th is the official last day of quarter one.  This date is also a 2 hour early dismissal (12:25pm) and … Read more

    October 2nd eBlast

    McKinley Families,

    We had another great week of school and our students are doing a great job!  Thank you to all of the dad’s that were able to attend our Donut’s with Dad this morning.  It was a great turnout and it would not be possible without our amazing PTA.  … Read more

    September 22 eBlast

    McKinley Families,


    We had a very exciting week as we helped celebrate Central High School homecoming.  The Central Marching Band sent 150 members over to McKinley on Thursday morning to get our students into the school spirit.  Thursday evening the homecoming festivities continued as the parade and pep rally … Read more

    eBlast Monday, September 18, 2017

    Hello McKinley Parents and Families!


    Fall Fest

    Thank you to all of our parent volunteers for coming out tonight and making the McKinley Fall Fest such a great event.  A special thank you goes to Aryn Lloyd and Allison Beck. 


    Central Homecoming Parade

    The Homecoming Parade and Route … Read more

    Help for Victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma


    We will be collecting supplies for those affected by recent hurricanes.  There will be a box located at the front of the school where you can place the following items:


    Diapers                                                                      Hand sanitizer

    Wipes                                                                        Bird seed

    Adult diapers                                                           First aid kits

    Formula                                                                    Toilet … Read more

    Strive for less than 5!

    On any given day, some students are missing school. They might be sick, couldn’t get a ride, or maybe mom and dad scheduled a vacation. It doesn’t matter if absences are back to back, far apart, unexcused, or excused. Missing a day adds up quickly.Missing just two days a month, … Read more

    Welcome Back!

    Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year!!  Teachers have been getting their classrooms ready and the final touches are taking place before our kids return to school.  Please check out the dates and times for our first week back.


    • Wednesday, August 23rd 4:30-6:00pm Unpack your Backpack- Class rosters will
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    The District must make one decision that is most appropriate for more than 15,000 students across four communities. We recognize that this decision may not always fit with individual circumstances. Therefore, we support our parents in making the decision that is best for their child on inclement days when schoolRead more

    New menu information

    In the past, breakfast and lunch menus were printed and sent out monthly. Given current financial realities, the district will no longer be doing this. However, they have created a link  that you can access to view and print out menus. This link will be updated on our web … Read more

    PTA Welcome

    McKinley Families and Staff:

    We welcome all returning families, new families, and staff. We look forward to a great year.

    The mission of McKinley Elementary PTA is to support and enhance educational opportunities for all McKinley children, build strong relationships between families and school, and promote the welfare of all … Read more

    PTA Meetings Announced!

    2016-2017 PTA Meeting dates and times:

    September 8, 2016, at 6:00 PM – Family Pizza and Information Night

    October 13, 2016, at 6:00 PM

    November 10, at 11:00 AM

    December 8, 2016, at 6:00 PM

    January 19, 2017, at 6:00 PM

    February 9, 2017, at 11:00 AM

    March 9, 2017, … Read more

    Welcome to McKinley Elementary!

    Welcome to the website for McKinley Elementary School.  We will be keeping this site up-to-date during the year; we hope that you will find it informative.  The staff members at McKinley are strongly committed to providing a high quality education to your children.  We believe that each child should be given opportunities to … Read more

    Principal’s Message

    Welcome to McKinley Elementary School, Home of the McNificats!  McKinley has a long tradition of outstanding achievement.  Family and community members are supportive partners and McKinley teachers are dedicated to our students.  McKinley’s PTA provides many opportunities for involvement through meetings, activities and membership.  Building a strong community of families … Read more

    Stepping Stones After School Program Information

    Registration for the Stepping Stones program is open. Information on the program and registration paperwork can be found at the following website:  If you have any questions please contact the Stepping office at, 563-528-0973.  The office is located at 318 E 7th Street and is open from Read more

    Writer’s Roadmaps

    Reading  / Writing Connection

    McKinley Elementary teachers have spent two semesters studying strategies and creating grade level expectations to ensure our students become competent writers.  The building leadership team and grade level teams created grade level specific expectations for writing called McKinley Writing Roadmaps.  The roadmaps give students a very … Read more

    Box Tops for Education & Campbells Information


    Dear McKinley Families,

    I am looking forward to another great year of helping our school and students through Box Tops for Education!   Box Tops for Education is a school earnings program that helps us earn cash to buy the things we need.

    Box Tops are each worth 10¢ and

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