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1800 Grand Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone: 515-242-7846 | Fax: 515-242-7598

Bulletin Board

School Hours:  8:45am – 3:05pm

School Doors Open:  8:15am /  School Doors Lock: 3:15pm

School Office Hours:  7:45am – 3:30pm


Please check out our Parent-Student Welcome Letter for the 2023-24 school year.

Take a look at our Central Campus Newsletter for the month of August.



Snap! Connect + SchoolCNXT

Des Moines Public Schools strives for equity in all aspects of education and communication. Making sure our global student body, their families, and our staff are connected is a top priority. Snap! Connect + SchoolCNXT is helping DMPS to remove communication barriers and provide all families with a way to engage in their student’s education. Click here for more information.


During our school year-be sure to tune in weekdays to KDPS 88.1FM for 5200 watts of musical variety and news from live high school DJ’s.

You can also listen online by visiting and typing KDPS in the search box. School never sounded so good!


All Events
  • No School; Yom Kippur

  • Mediacom Stadium Grand Opening

  • No School; Professional Development

  • No School; Election Break

  • No School; Thanksgiving Break