Learning Services & Activities

Serving Iowa’s Largest Provider of Public Education

The Office of Learning Services & Student Activities supports student success both in and out of the classroom.

The Office of Learning Services & Student Activities supports student success both in and out of the classroom.

For more than 100 years, Des Moines Public Schools has been educating the students of Iowa’s capital city. Today, DMPS is the largest provider of public education in Iowa, with more than 32,000 students and 5,000 teachers and staff in 60 schools throughout the community.

Our Office of Learning Services & Student Activities directs a range of programs to support the success of our students both in and out of the classroom.

The office directs the district’s extra- and co-curricular activities, including athletics. In addition, programs ranging from our 21st Century Learning Centers to student counseling to the SUCCESS program are overseen by this office.

To find out more information about the Office of Learning Services & Student Activities, please visit the links to the right.

Chief Schools Officer

Matt Smith

Address: 2100 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA 50321
P: 515-242-7725 | F: 515-242-7579 | E: matthew.smith@dmschools.org