Community Schools

Educating and Serving the Complete Student

Des Moines Public Schools is a partner in the Coalition for Community Schools. DMPS Community Schools exist to build meaningful partnerships between families, schools, and the community leading to improved student learning, thriving families and vibrant Des Moines neighborhoods.

The guiding principles of Community Schools are to create, strengthen, and expand the bridge between the school and the community.

Community Schools Coordinator

Nick Echols