On July 5, 2016, online registration will open for families currently in the district for the 2016-17 school year. Families new to DMPS should contact the Welcome Center (see below) as soon as possible to To help ensure that schools and students are well prepared for the first day of school, parents are encouraged to register their … Read more »
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Every kid deserves a healthy start to the school year! Des Moines University students will conduct free back-to-school physicals under the supervision of licensed clinicians for students in need. Uninsured and underinsured families are encouraged to participate. When: Thursday, July 21 3-7 p.m. Friday, July 22, 1–6 p.m. Where: North High School 501 Holcomb Ave … Read more »
Des Moines Public Schools is pleased to announce that Peter LeBlanc will be the next principal at Goodrell Middle School, one of the district’s International Baccalaureate World Schools. LeBlanc is well known in the DMPS community. He served as principal of King Elementary School since 2011, where he saw an increase in overall enrollment and English Language Learner students and led efforts that increased attendance and achievement. Click the photo to read more.
Enrichment is a class which targets the specific learning needs of students across various subject areas. We use assessment data from classes to determine how students will be placed in Enrichment. Students who are struggling with specific learning standards are placed in Enrichment classes, based on the most current assessment data, to get timely support … Read more »
Students may enter the school building beginning at 7:10 AM on school days. Classes begin at 7:40 AM promptly. Students are expected to be in class at 7:40 AM. School ends at 2:30 PM (1:00 PM on Wednesdays). Students need to be picked up by 2:45 PM (1:15 PM on Wednesdays) or in the supervision … Read more »