July 14th, 2017

On Monday, July 17, online registration will open for families currently in the district for the 2017-18 school year. Click on the headline to learn more about the online registration process. If you do not have access to a computer to complete registration and/or need assistance, call our school office at 242-8405.

July 14th, 2017

The first day of school (Aug. 23) will be here before you know it! We want your student to be ready. Please click on the headline to see our back to school supply lists for each grade level. And, have a terrific summer!

November 17th, 2016

Fall Family Fun Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Drop in any time from 1:00-3:00 PM Please join your child(ren) for some fun learning activities. You may drop into your child’s classroom from 1-3 PM. There will be centers with five activities related to Math and Literacy and you are welcome to stay for as many of … Read more »

November 11th, 2016

The Extended Learning Program after school on Tuesday, November 15th has been cancelled. Students will be dismissed with their teachers and will follow their regular dismissal plan on this day. Notes will be sent home Friday, November 11th.

October 4th, 2016

Due to tonight’s weather forecast for rain and thunderstorms, The Family Night scheduled at Blank Park Zoo for Thursday, October 6th has been postponed. No new date has been determined at this time.

October 4th, 2016

Brubaker will spread awareness to students regarding drug prevention during Red Ribbon Week, October 24th-27th. Visit for more information. YOLO Be Drug Free! #youonlyliveonce

June 3rd, 2016

August 9th-11th 9:00-11:30 AM We invite your child to participate in our Kindergarten Readiness Program this summer! This is a great opportunity for your child.  The Jumpstart Program allows staff to provide literacy and math support, as well as develop routines to help your child when they begin kindergarten.  Staff will be able to determine … Read more »

June 1st, 2016

If you have summer food, health or clothing needs, Des Moines Public Schools and Polk County have resources for you. From immunizations to free meals, clothing to utility payments, you’ll find a list of places where help can be found. For a list of DMPS no-cost summer meal locations and times, and to learn more about other available resources, click on the headline.

March 9th, 2016

At DMPS, we work to ensure that students are receiving a great education in schools that are not only first-rate learning environments, but are also safe and secure. Over the years DMPS has taken many steps to better ensure the safety and well being of our students, staff, parents and visitors. This spring and summer, DMPS will begin implementing an Electronic Visitor Check-In system for parents and visitors. Click on the headline to read more.

February 16th, 2016

If you have a student who will be five on or before September 15, 2016 now is the time to start thinking about kindergarten! Starting February 15, 2016, you may also reserve your spot for kindergarten by going to: Kindergarten Sign Up Letter 16-17 Final Kindergarten Sign Up Letter 16-17 Spanish