Capitol View hosted 20 Japanese students as well as the director of education of Yamanashi Prefecture, Iowa’s Sister State. The Japanese and Capitol View students worked together on a variety of origami, weaving, and writing projects. Click on the photo at the left to see more pictures of this special visit.
Welcome to DMPS Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program. It is our belief that all deaf and hard of hearing children have unlimited potential. Our program has a rich language focus and strong literacy foundation for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. We provide an individually challenging learning environment which prepares each child for a meaningful and productive life in an evolving world. Our center-based programs are located at Capitol View Elementary, Hiatt Middle, and East High School in Des Moines. For more information, please watch our YouTube clip.
Capitol View is one of five schools that will benefit from a $1.8 million 21st Century Community Learning Center grant awarded to Des Moines Public Schools. Read more about the 21st CCLC program and stay tuned for how this will benefit Capitol View students.
Capitol View was selected to be one of only 180 schools nationwide to be in the American Heart Association’s “Teaching Gardens” program!
Welcome to our schools new online home at capitolview.dmschools.org. Be sure to read about some of the features of the new site, which we hope will be a helpful and informative tool about our school for families, staff and the community.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds and Department of Education director Jason Glass visited Capitol View Elementary School to unveil their education reform proposal for the State of Iowa.