Founded in 1912, Hanawalt Elementary School s campus features a media center, library, music and art room and classrooms. The school serves various students in pre-school through grade five. Its academic curriculum includes several subjects, such as physical education, foreign language, music and arts. Hanawalt Elementary School has a parent-teacher association that supports educational activities. The school organizes field trips and literacy programs. It also publishes a monthly newsletter that covers and reports on school activities. The school is a part of Des Moines Public Schools, which operates a range of elementary, middle and secondary schools and employs a staff of consultants, counselors, psychologists, and occupational and physical therapists. Hanawalt Elementary School is located in Des Moines, Iowa.