Registration

2020-2021 Online Registration

Please register for the 2020-2021 school year by Friday, July 31. 

You can register after that, however you will not be able to change your student’s Return to Learn choice by that point.  Your student will be automatically be selected for the Hybrid plan and put in their pre-assigned M/T or Th/F cohort.

Click HERE for the Parent Portal on Infinite Campus.

 

Return to Learn Options:

  1. Fully Virtual Plan – 100% online learning environment
  2. Hybrid Plan – 50% in-person schools days (M/T or Th/F) and 50% online learning environment.

You can request to switch in-person school day cohorts, however the request is not a guarantee.  Make sure you fill out the online registration for your student by Friday, July 31 in order for your request to be considered.  Please remember that the choice is a commitment for the entire first semester (August 26 – January 15).

 

Password Resets:

Need to reset your Parent Portal Infinite Campus password?  You can use any of the following options:

  1. Click “Forget Password” on the Portal’s home page.
  2. Click HERE to fill out a form online.
  3. Email lauren.jacobs@dmschools.org
  4. Call the office at 515-242-8444.

 

Transportation Reminders:

If you qualify for transportation and chose the Hybrid plan, please make sure you have registered and provided proof of residency for any move or if your student is in Kindergarten, 6th, or 12th grade by Wednesday, August 12 in order to be routed by the beginning of the school year.  Anyone who registers after that point, even if they qualify for transportation, will not be routed until after Labor Day.

 

**All incoming Kindergarten, 6th, and 9th graders, as well as 9th/10th graders participating in athletics, are REQUIRED to have proof of residency.  See Proof of Address section below for acceptable documentation.**

2020-2021 Goodrell Important Fees:

  • Textbook: $55.00
  • Partial Textbook: $27.50
  • Athletics/Intramurals: $15.00 Per Sport
  • P.E. Uniform: $14.00 Optional
  • Yearbook: $20.00 Optional

Helpful Links:

  • Additional Registration Support: HERE
  • Enrollment/Information Forms: HERE
  • Infinite Campus Parent Portal: HERE
  • Online Payments: HERE
  • Registration Guide: HERE

Athletics

Only 7th and 8th grade students are allowed to participate in school athletics.  6th graders can participate in Intramurals, which meets every day before school beginning early fall.  Make sure to fill out the athletics portion of registration, even if your student is just thinking about joining.  Registering for a sport does not require the student to participate, but it is helpful to have the information.  Students are always welcome to join once the particular sport’s season begins, even if they did not register!

Continuing Families

Registration is a required for all students.  The process ensures your student’s information and permissions are verified and updated for the upcoming school year.   Registration is done through the Infinite Campus Parent Portal.

Don’t have a parent portal account?  Forgot your password? Contact the office at 515-242-8444!  A portal key is not necessary.

New Families

If you are a family new to the DMPS district, you are required to go to the Welcome Center to get your student(s) registered.  The Welcome Center is located at 2100 Fleur Dr in Des Moines.  Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (excluding major holidays).  The center registers students on a walk-in basis.  The following documents are required in order to complete registration: photo ID, proof of address (see below for details), student’s immunization records, and student’s birth certificate.  For more information, click HERE or call 515-242-7371.

Proof of Address

Accepted address verification documents:

  • Utility Bill or Confirmation of Services (within the last 60 days)
  • Lease or notarized statement from landlord
  • Purchase Agreement
  • Mortgage Statement
  • Polk County Assessors- print copy of web page verifying property ownership
  • Property tax statement
  • Vehicle registration
  • DHS Paperwork
  • Shelter Stay Verification

If you are residing in another person’s home, please provide a notarized statement from that person stating you and your student(s) are living there, including their name and address, as well as one of the above approved address verification documents in their name.