About Crossroads Park Elementary

  • The philosophy of Crossroads Park School is to provide a secure, supportive environment where students can actively participate in the ongoing process of learning which will equip and prepare them for immediate and future success.

    The purpose of education at Crossroads Park is to provide learning experiences designed to promote growth in academic, physical, psychological, emotional, and social skills at each developmental phase of a child’s life. This process is enhanced through open communication, active staff participation, and shared decision making with parent and community involvement.

  • Address 

    1050 50th Street
    West Des Moines, IA 50266


    PHONE: 515-633-5600 
    FAX: 515-633-5699 

    COUNSELOR: Kelli Ladd, 515-633-5616
    NURSE: Heather Strang, 515-633-5615
    SECRETARIES: Susan Duve, 515-633-5613; Renee Newman, 515-633-5612


    School Times

    HOURS: 9:05 a.m.-3:55 p.m.
    COLLABORATION SCHEDULE: Wednesdays 9:05 a.m.-3:10 p.m.

    Grades Served



    Tricia Kurtt, principal

  • Crossroads Park History

    Crossroads Park, a K-6, three-section building which opened in 1977, is home to approximately 550 students. Crossroads is unique in that attendance boundaries serve students in both West Des Moines and Clive. A