Infinite Campus Student/Parent Portal

Des Moines Public Schools uses Infinite Campus as its web-based student information system. The service provides students the ability to access their class related information as well as allowing parent / guardian the ability to view their children’s academic information.

The questions-and-answers below provide additional information about Infinite Campus.

If you are already a student, parent or guardian, and have an Infinite Campus account, you may do so by simply clicking on the icon to the right or visiting your school’s web site.


Student/Parent Portal FAQ’s

What information is available to students and parents within the portal?

  • District and School announcements
  • Report cards
  • Attendance Records
  • Assessment Scores
  • Student schedules
  • Transportation Information
  • Lunch Balance
  • Online course request for secondary school students
  • Immunization records on file
  • Teacher newsletters
  • Household Information
  • Emergency Contact
  • And more…

Who has access to the Student/Parent Portal?

Student’s grades 6th through 12th. Their login information is available at their respective schools they attend (Front office or the site tech lead).

Parent/Guardian who has been designated as having legal rights to their children may request a parent portal account. Each parent / guardian will have their own unique account that can be used to gain access to student records that they have legal rights to.

How to establish a Student/Parent Portal account?

If you have an activation key, account activation can be done by clicking here. Upon entering your activation key, you will need to create a username and password (strong password is enforced). If you do not have an activation key please contact your child’s school administration office. As a privacy and security precaution, the office staff will request you to provide some form of ID.

As a parent, do I need my own account or can I use my child’s account?

All parents are strongly encouraged to setup their own account. Only a parent account has the privilege to update household information as well as the ability to view all children in a household from a single place. Parents also have the added benefit of receiving district and school wide announcements.

Is my information secure while I view them within the Student/Parent Portal?

Infinite Campus uses SSL (secure socket layer) encryption technology to ensure data is protected while information is in transit. It is similar to what the banking industry is utilizing.

How often is information updated in the Student/Parent Portal?

Attendance information will be updated daily. Grades and assignments will be updated as soon as they are graded by your child’s teacher(s).

How do I report errors or request update to my information?

Log into your parent portal account and select “Household Information” from the index to update your household phone number or address. Select “Family Members” to update contact phone numbers for any members in your household. Select “Contact Preferences” to change the types of messages you receive from your student’s building(s). Otherwise, you may contact your child’s school administration office to request changes.

Is there a mobile app to access Infinite Campus on the go?

Yes, Infinite Campus App is available for download for your iPad, iPhone, iPod and Android devices:

  1. Launch the Campus App, select Settings, choose “Iowa” and “Des Moines Independent.”
  2. Enter your Campus Portal Username and Password.
  3. Select “Log In / Sign In”

Forgot your username/password? Additional Questions?

Please contact your child’s school administration office.