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  • Washington Elementary School
    Principal: Mrs. Diana Allen
    1608 E. Locust St.
    Davenport, IA 52803
    (563) 723-6150
  • News, Events, and Announcements

    WQAD’s My Favorite Teacher Contest

    Do you have a favorite teacher?  Do you believe they should be recognized for being outstanding?  Then enter WQAD’s My Favorite Teacher Contest!  

    Deadlines for the submission are January 31 by 5:00.  Entry forms are available in the office, however, there is an online option to enter.  You can find that here:

    My Favorite Teacher 2018

    A few more dates…

    TONIGHT!  PTA Meeting at 6 PM in the library!

    Early Dismissal: Thursday, 1/11/18 at 12:25.  There will be NO TUTORING after school either for our 3-5 graders who participate.  

    January Important Dates to Remember

    Every Wednesday is a one-hour early dismissal at 1:25…

    Friday, January 12–No School, Teacher In-Service

    Monday, January 15th–No School in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. 

    Welcome back and Happy New Year–Weather FY

    Dear Families,


    We would like to welcome you back as we usher in a new year!  Unfortunately, the bitter cold came along with it!  With that being said, school may be delayed or cancelled due to the weather or temperature.  Please check the TV (KWQC or your preferred channel) or for delays or closings.  

    Since we have some snow on the group, students must have snowboots

    3rd Grade Creates Gingerbread Houses




    Some of our third graders making their creations!

    Mrs. Potts’ and Mrs. Whalen’s classrooms created Gingerbread houses on Thursday as part of their writing unit.  Parents and grandparents also participated in the construction process.  Students were able to choose from many types of candy to decorate their houses.  The cafeteria smelled super sweet during this process!  

    Upcoming November/December Dates to Remember…

    November 14th: 3-5 Musical–We Honor You

    November 22-24: No School-Thanksgiving Break

    December 1st: Biz Town (5th Grade) 

    December 20: Two-Hour Early Out/Holiday Celebration/PJ Day

    December 21-January 1st: Winter Break



    3-5 Musical Tonight: We Honor You!

    Tonight we will honor our past, present, and future military by singing some very patriotic songs! Doors open for students at 5:50 PM. Please join Mrs. Dawson and our families as we honor you!

    DFD Station #4 Visits Washington

    Today we met some of our community heroes who came in to talk to all Kindergarten thru 2nd graders about fire prevention and fire safety. The firefighters demonstrated their gear and two VERY lucky teachers got to take a ride in the truck’s bucket.  

    The firefighters reminded us all to check our smoke detectors at home to make sure they’re working as well.  

    October Dates to Know!

    October 13th:  Washington Movie Night.  Washington’s PTA will be showing “Moana” so be prepared to go home singing.  Admission is free, and concessions will be sold.  Students must be accompanied by an adult.  Doors open at 5:50 PM.

    October 23rd, 25th, and 26th.  Fall Conferences.  Sign ups were done during Unpack Your Backpack, but reminders will be sent home.  Conferences on Monday and Wednesday are from 3-7, and Thursday from

    New Parking Lot and Procedures

    Last week, a letter went home with all students regarding the new parking lot and pick-up/drop-off procedures.  Here is a copy of that letter:

    1. You may park along the Pleasant Street lot (by playground) or use the old parking/driveway between Washington and Sudlow for parking and drop-off/pick-up.
    2. The new driveway and parking is for the buses and staff parking only. This will ease up on congestion and provide a