Cowles Montessori Welcomes New Principal

Cowles Montessori will welcome a new principal beginning this summer. Todd Johnson replaces Gregg Grylls, who will become a Director of Schools for the district. Johnson graduated from high school in Waukon, Iowa and obtained his Bachelor’s degree …

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Meredith Middle School Welcomes New Principal

Meredith Middle School will welcome a new principal beginning this fall. Victor “Kip” Colemon replaces David Johns, who will become the K-12 International Baccalaureate Network Director of Schools at DMPS. Colemon brings more than two decades of experience …

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DMPS Offers Free Summer Meals to Children

Des Moines Public Schools, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will once again offer no-cost breakfast and lunch to children under the age of 18 at locations throughout the community this summer. Lunch will be offered …

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Scavo Receives Grant to Become ‘Trauma Sensitive’ School
Three DMPS Schools Earn HealthierUS School Challenge Award
Six DMPS Seniors Earn Rotary Club Scholarships
Danielson Bookends Career at Hoover as Flesch Prepares to Retire
Graduation Rate Increase for Class of 2016 at DMPS
DMPS Earns Sixth Consecutive Energy Star Honors
City and DMPS Extend Pedestrian Safety Efforts to SW 9th Street
DMPS Earns National Honors for Excellence in Financial Publications
North Readies for 2nd Annual Polar Bear Gala
Important Information for Incoming 7th and 12th Grade Students
DMPS to Host 2nd Annual Summit on School Climate & Culture
School Board Unanimously Approves Support of Immigrant, Refugee Students
New Principal for Smouse Opportunity School
Findley Earns National Honors for Counseling Program
Central Campus Expands With New Skilled Trades Alliance
With $75,000 Grant, Pilot Project Seeks to Improve Health with Walkable Schools
Edmunds Earns National Honors for Physical Education
Operations Work Earns Environmental Awards
DMPS To Hire 100+ Teachers for 2017-18
DART, United Way Hope Bus Service Increases Attendance
Central Academy, Roosevelt to Participate in AP Capstone
Parents Host Legislative Breakfast to Discuss Education Issues
DMPS Sees Enrollment Increase for 2016-17
Statement on Police Officer Shootings
DMPS Adds School Bus with Seatbelts to Fleet
Statement on Clown Hoax in Des Moines
240 DMPS Students Named AP Scholars
Six Roosevelt Seniors Named National Merit Semi-Finalists
Teacher Kacia Cain Named STEM MVP
Lincoln Teacher Named Educator of the Year
DMPS Presented with Iowa Environmental Excellence Award
DMPS Expands Free Meal Program to Dozens of Schools
Turnaround Arts: DSM Earns Governors’ Arts Award
DMPS Ready to Host 1,200 Educators at Summit on School Climate & Culture
Free and Reduced Price Meals Information Released