Purchasing & Central Stores

Purchasing
With more than 30,000 students, nearly 5,000 employees, and more than 60 buildings, Des Moines Public Schools is a major purchaser of supplies, materials, equipment and services. In compliance with the State’s open records laws the District posts all requests for products and services, as well as the results from those requests. To find out more about open bids, RFPs and more, please click the “Purchasing” link to the right.

Phone: 242-7751 (Office hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM M-F)

Central Stores
In order to make the most efficient use of taxpayers funding, the District employees a Central warehousing system, where items used daily can be received in quantity and delivered as required by the 60 building dispersed throughout the District. The Central stores warehouse inventories a wide variety of those items ranging from kitchen supplies to textbooks. To find out more about the District’s warehousing system click the “Central Stores” link to the right.

Phone: 242-7815 (Office hours are 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM M-F)

Central Stores

Tom Sheehy

Address: 1915 Prospect Road, Des Moines, IA 50310
P: 515-242-7602 | F: 515-242-7600 | E: thomas.sheehy@dmschools.org

Purchasing

Mark Mattiussi

Address: 1915 Prospect Road, Des Moines, IA 50310
P: 515-242-7751 | F: 515-242-7550 | E: mark.mattiussi@dmschools.org