Kindergarten Registration Scheduled

Kindergarten registration for students wishing to attend Des Moines Public Schools during the 2010-11 school year will be held Thursday, March 11, from 1 pm. to 7 p.m., at most elementary schools.

Children must be five years old by Sept. 15, 2010, to enroll for the 2010-11 school year. Families should bring verification of birth date (birth certificate), immunization cards, and proof of address (power bill, rental agreement, etc.). For more information, call (515) 242-7725.

All DMPS elementary schools are participating, except Capitol View, Moulton and River Woods, which follow a year-round calendar, and held their kindergarten registration Feb. 11, 2010.

The Des Moines Independent Community School District is Iowa’s largest provider of public education serving the individual needs of more than 31,000 students in 66 schools with more than 5,000 dedicated teachers and staff. For more information about Des Moines Public Schools visit