Open enrollment forms, the Cowles-Walnut preschool application, and within-district transfer forms for the 2018-19 school year are now available online.


Providing a Great Start to Education

Des Moines Public Schools provides a wealth of preschool options throughout the community, from the state’s universal Pre-K program to Headstart.

DMPS preschool programs are available at several locations throughout the community, including many of our elementary schools.

For more information about early childhood education at DMPS, including our preschool options and how to enroll, please click here or on the menu item to the right.

If you would like to apply for preschool, call 242-7588 or stop by the Welcome Center at 2100 Fleur Drive.