Registration is now open for our full-day MetroKids programming while DMPS is 100% virtual for most students.

MetroKids Dates and Times
Metro Kids Care full-day care will be open from 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM to allow for staggered arrival times of students and enhanced cleaning processes. MetroKids will be open Monday through Friday.

MetroKids Sites
Cattell, Lovejoy, Hillis, Walnut Street, Riverwoods, Brubaker, Hanawalt, Jefferson and Jackson.

Health and Safety
MetroKids will follow all guidelines as provided by the Iowa Department of Human Services and Centers for Disease Control.

Computers/Virtual Learning
Students need to bring their fully-charged computer to participate in online learning. Online learning starts at 8am each day. Please note that Metro Kids Staff are not certified teachers, but will do their best to assist students with their online coursework. Metro Kids will do our best to support the virtual learning schedule, but cannot guarantee students will complete all work/assignments during Metro.

Existing MetroKids families can register through their SchoolCareWorks Parent Portal and families new to MetroKids can email to set up an account


DMPS is committed to working with our community to provide options for families while DMPS is 100% virtual. The following organizations are working to provide full day programming for our students:

For more information about community partners please either click their name to visit their web site or contact them as noted.