For demographic and assessment information for individual DMPS schools, be sure to click the image above and visit our Data Snapshot.

For demographic and assessment information for individual DMPS schools, be sure to click the image above and visit our Data Snapshot.

Our Students

Certified Enrollment

31,621 students (2020-21 school year)

Demographics

White – 36.0%
Hispanic – 28.1%
African American – 20.5%
Asian – 8.1%
Multi-Racial – 6.7%
Native American – 0.5%
Pacific Islander – 0.2%

Programs

Free and Reduced Lunch – 76.0%
English Language Learners- 22.6%
Special Education – 14.8%

Click here to download a copy of the 2020-21 DMPS Enrollment Report.

Click here to see data on the countries of birth of many DMPS students.

Our Schools

Elementary Schools – 38
Middle Schools – 11
High Schools – 5
Special Schools/Programs – 10

Among DMPS schools are:

  • 10 International Baccalaureate World Schools
  • 5 Turnaround Arts schools
  • The only public Montessori school in Iowa
  • Central Academy (Advanced Placement)
  • Career & Technical Institute at Central Campus

Annual Reports

DMPS 2020-21 Comprehensive School Improvement Plan


2020 21 DMPS Infographic

Click on the above image to view a large version of our 2020-2021 District Facts Infographic