DMPS School Year 2023-2024

July
4 Independence Day holiday; offices closed
11 School Board meeting (moved due to holiday)

August
8 School Board meeting (moved due to National Night Out)
23 First day of school

September
4 Labor Day holiday – No school, offices closed
5 School Board meeting
7 First day of preschool
19 School Board meeting
22 No school; Professional development day
25 No school; Yom Kippur
26 Downtown School only; no school

October
3 School Board meeting
16-17
No school; Professional development days
17
School Board meeting
27 Downtown School only; no school
30-31 Downtown School only; no school

November
7 School Board meeting
6-7 No school; Election break
16-17 Downtown School only; no school
21 School Board meeting
20-21 Downtown School only; no school
22‐24 No school; Holiday break
23-24 DMPS offices closed

December
5 School Board meeting
8 No school; Professional development day
22-31 Winter Break; No school

January
1 No school, offices closed; New Year’s Day
2 Classes resume
2 School Board meeting
15 No school; Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
16-17 No school; Professional development days
16 School Board meeting

February
6 School Board meeting
12-13 No school; Professional development days
12-16 Downtown School only; no school
20 School Board meeting

March
5 School Board meeting
11‐15
No school; Spring Break
18-19 No school; Professional development days

April
2 School Board meeting
10 No school; Eid al-Fitr
10-12 Downtown School only; no school
16
School Board meeting
26 No school; Professional development day

May
7 School Board meeting
21 School Board meeting
24 Last Day of Preschool
27 Memorial Day holiday – No school, offices closed
28-31 Downtown School only; no school
29 Last Day of School; regular dismissal

June
4 School Board meeting
14 Downtown School only; no school
18 School Board meeting
18 Downtown School only; Last day of school

*The district reserves May 31, June 3-4 for severe weather make-up days.


Class of 2024 Commencement Schedule

Congratulations — in advance — to every member of the Class of 2024 along with their teachers, parents, family and friends. We look forward to the celebration of our extraordinary students at this year’s commencement ceremonies.

Saturday, May 18
APA and Focus, Central Campus Auditorium, 11:00 a.m.

Friday, May 24
Options Academy, Hoyt Sherman Place, 10:00 a.m.
Ruby Van Meter, Ruby Van Meter Gymnasium, 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 25
East High School, Drake University Knapp Center, 9:00 a.m.
Lincoln High School, Drake University Knapp Center, 12:30 p.m.
Roosevelt High School, Drake University Knapp Center, 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Campus, Central Campus Auditorium, 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, May 26
Hoover High School, Drake University Knapp Center, 10:00 a.m.
North High School, Drake University Knapp Center, 1:00 p.m.