Where Metro Meets Mellow

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Des Moines Public Schools offers something no other district in the state has — a ‘melting pot’ of diversity in both student body and educational opportunity.

Our 60+ schools are spread throughout an award-winning city where metropolitan meets small-town values.

Des Moines offers the benefits of a large city combined with the family-friendly environment you find only in Iowa.

Des Moines is everything you want in a city. Eclectic restaurants, luxurious hotels, breathtaking attractions and unlimited shopping.  There’s something for everyone in Des Moines.

DES MOINES: A City With No Limits