Academics

Providing Students a World-Class Education

What sets Des Moines Public Schools apart? A lot. We provide families with more educational choices than any place in Iowa. We educate the top scholars in the state who go on to attend leading colleges and universities around the world. And we are home to teachers who are recognized throughout the state and across the country as the best in their fields.

Des Moines Public Schools provides students with a comprehensive, well-rounded curriculum. And, the district offers students a wide range of special programs to meet their interests and needs.

To learn more about the district’s curriculum offerings and other educational programs, please visit the links listed to the right.