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1800 Grand Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone: 515-242-8422 | Fax: 515-242-7391

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Welcome to the Downtown School website! Here you can find out what’s for lunch, learn about upcoming events, enjoy DTS news and much more.

The Downtown School will begin school year 2019-20 on Aug. 7. School is in session from 7:45 a.m.-2:40 p.m. Monday-Friday. Early out Wednesdays were eliminated by the District in favor of full-day professional development for teachers and staff. For a full academic calendar, click here.

Suggested school supply lists are posted to our website annually for all three grade levels. For a copy of the 2019-20 list, click here.

Des Moines Public Schools uses Infinite Campus as its web-based student information system. You will use Infinite Campus to register your child for school each summer, access academic information and more. If you do not have an Infinite Campus parent portal account, contact the school office at 242-8422.

Click Here to access the Infinite Campus Student/Parent Portal

All Events
  • Labor Day – No school

  • First Day of School

  • No school – professional development

  • No school – conferences

  • No school (Oct. 29-30)