Des Moines Public Schools is now serving nearly 20,000 students in-person and 11,000 students in a virtual learning modality. Virtual students are taking part in all of their classes online as we all continue to navigate the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.

This web site serves as a guide for those students and parents/caregivers who have chosen the virtual learning option during the 2020-21 school year at Des Moines Public Schools.

It outlines general expectations that will apply to both students and teachers as well as the framework for a typical school day during these atypical times.

Please review the information in the pages listed in the right-hand menu. Information for the different grade levels is listed first followed by other related topics.