Innovative Learning Opportunities
Des Moines Public Schools supports innovative ways for students and families to achieve academically through a variety of instructional modalities and personalized learning goals. This program and academic approach yield self-direction and prepare students for 21st century postsecondary prospects.
The Flex Academy covers a wide range of student choice in learning style including: online, offline, and blended instruction, topic-recovery, project-based learning, group projects, and individual tutoring. Curriculum topics range from global, national, and local perspectives, and are designed to relate the content to real world experiences through the Standards Referenced Grading approach.
There is a Flex Academy at each high school. To learn more about this program, please visit the subject areas listed to the right.