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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

    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

    Back to School Dates–FYI

    Here some upcoming dates as we begin our school year:

    Office Open: July 31st,  summer hours still in effect.

    Registration: August 8th from 12-6 in the school library

    Kindergarten Testing: TBA

    Unpack Your Backpack: August 23rd from 5-6:30.  Families can come and meet their child’s teacher and see the classroom.  Please bring your school supplies for the year.  You can click here for a list of supplies by grade

    End of Year Updates/Important Events

    May 29th No School (Memorial Day)

    May 30th: Fifth Grade Promotion at 1:00 PM.

    May 31st: Last Day of School!  It is Field Day!  Dismissal at 12:25.


    Updates:  In the month of May, many fun and wonderful learning opportunities happened.  Our Kindergarten students visited Niabi Zoo for a day of learning, while 3rd grade traveled to Nahant Marsh for their studies.  

    For a week a piece, 4th and


    On behalf of the teachers and staff at Washington Elementary, I want to thank our dedicated PTA for helping us celebrate National Teachers Week last week.  We were beyond spoiled with coffee, cupcakes, and the most delicious Mexican food from Los Primos.  Their efforts made last week so enjoyable.  

    Thank you so much for caring about our staff and students!

    Important April/May Dates

    We’re busy over here at Washington!  Here are some upcoming and important events in our building:

    April 21st: Movie Night (Trolls)–doors open at 5:50.  Students MUST have an adult accompany and stay with them.  Admission is free and concessions will be available to purchase.

    May 2nd: PTA at 6:00 in the library.  It will be the last meeting of the year and new officers will be elected.

    May 4th:  Kindergarten

    Upcoming Dates for March/April

    March 20-24: Spring Break (No School)

    March 27: Ag in the Classroom

    April 4-6: Iowa Assessments (Grades 3-5)


    March 2nd is a pretty BIG night at Washington!  We have a few exciting events going on, and we would like ALL of our Washington families to be here !

    Kindergarten Round-Up: (5-6)  This is for incoming Kindergarten students who will be attending Washington next year.  You will get to meet your teachers, and other important staff members at Washington Elementary.  Take a few minutes to view DCSD’s video about Kindergarten

    Creative Arts Academy Students

    Congratulations to our 5th Grade students who are attending the Creative Arts Academy next year!  We’re so proud of your gifts and amazing talents that you will now be able to share with the community!  


    Pictured are: Torrance H., Tatianna M., Ava P., Morgan M., and Nat A

    Valentines Dance this Friday (Feb. 10) from 6-7:15

    Where: Washington Elementary Gym

    When: Friday, February 10th, 6-7:15 PM 

    Who: Washington students and their families/Washington Staff and their families

    How Much: $2 per family (concessions and pictures sold separately)

    Come enjoy some great dance music and celebrate the upcoming holiday in a safe and fun atmosphere!  All children must be accompanied by an adult or a guardian.  

    Washington Watch D.O.G.S.

    WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) is an innovative father involvement, educational initiative of the National Center for Fathering. According to, Watch D.O.G.’S goals are to provide positive male role models for the students, demonstrating by their presence that education is important. Washington Elementary is searching for GREAT D.O.G.S. for our GREAT students! If you are a dad, grandfather, uncle or just a great