Energy Costs Lowered

Des Moines Public Schools is recognized nationally as a leader in energy efficiency, saving millions of dollars thanks to the efficiencies made possible by Students First. Those savings have a direct, positive impact on the schools district’s general fund.

The charts below show the amount of energy costs in recent years, the number of DMPS schools that are ENERGY STAR rated, and how energy costs at DMPS compare the national averages for other school districts: