des moines public schools parent portal

by Martin Barrows Published 1 year ago Updated 10 months ago

What is Des Moines public schools'Infinite Campus?

Des Moines Public Schools uses Infinite Campus as its web-based student information system. The service allows students and parents/guardians to access academic information and other student records. The questions and answers below provide additional information about Infinite Campus.

How many employees does Des Moines public schools have?

With more than 31,000 students and nearly 5,000 employees, there are a lot of stories to tell about the work and accomplishments that take place each day at Des Moines Public Schools. From news releases and articles to our mobile app and social media, keep in touch with Iowa's largest provider of public education. Departments

How do I access the Student/Parent Portal?

If you are already a student, parent or guardian, and have an Infinite Campus account, you may access the system by simply clicking on the icon to the right or visiting your school’s web site. What information is available to students and parents within the portal? And more… Who has access to the Student/Parent Portal?

Why Des Moines independent community school district?

For more than 100 years, the Des Moines Independent Community School District has been providing an outstanding education to the students of our community.


Roosevelt Heads to the 2022 State Championship

The Roughriders are on their way back to the state basketball tournament. Roosevelt (20-2) faces West Des Moines Valley (18-5) in the first round game on Monday, February 28.

Kindergarten Sign-Up Open for the 2022-23 School Year

Kindergarten sign-up is an exciting time for families! Read about why we recommend beginning the process as soon as possible.

Welcome to DMPS

لأكثر من 100 عام، بقيت مدارس دى موين ألعامة تقدم خدمة تعليمية مميزة للطلاب فى مجتمعنا. و أليوم، مقاطعة مدارس دى موين تعتبررائدة ومبتكرة فى مجال ألتعليم ألعام لأنها توفر للأسر أفضل ألخيارات ألتعليمية فى ولاية آيوا. نسعى جاهدين لنصبح نموذجاً للدولة فى مجال ألتعليم ألمدنى.

Connect with DMPS

Lincoln High School bowling wins districts, heads to State for the 8th time in 9 years. Rails bowler Vicki Andrews was also the district individual champion. Thanks to Polk County and Prairie Meadows for $561K donation in support of student and staff technology upgrades.

Thanks for Being a Part of Des Moines Public Schools

To help ensure that schools and students are well prepared for the first day of school, parents are encouraged to register their child or children online for their convenience.


If you already have students who attend DMPS, but you do not have a parent portal account through Infinite Campus or do not have internet access at home, help is currently available at the DMPS Family Call Center (515-242-8221) or at your school.

Parent Informational Meeting

Please Click HERE to view the Parent Informational Meeting for Virtual Campus.

Technology questions or issues

If your student has computer issues or technology problems, please follow the steps outlined on this page or call

Online Family Resource Guide

Please Click HERE to view the DMPS Family Resource Guide. This is a complete guide to many community resources.

Do you have questions about classes?

Please message teachers via email, call (515) 242-8483 or text through Microsoft Teams for a response.

What time is the Welcome Center at DMPS?

HOURS. Monday through Friday: 8:00 to Noon and 12:30 to 4:30 PM.

How many parents can you send to register a student?

Families are encouraged to send only one parent or guardian to register a student (the student does not need to be present). Please have all documentation ready at check in, and be prepared to return and wait in your vehicle until registration staff comes to get you.


What Information Is Available to Students and Parents Within The Portal?

  1. District and School announcements
  2. Report cards
  3. Attendance Records
  4. Assessment Scores
  1. District and School announcements
  2. Report cards
  3. Attendance Records
  4. Assessment Scores

How to Establish A Student/Parent Portal account?

  • Parents new to the district will receive a portal account after enrolling their student at the Welcome Center. Parents of current DMPS students without portal accounts should contact their student’s school building to have a portal account created for them.
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as A Parent, Do I Need My Own Account Or Can I Use My Child’S account?

  • All parents are strongly encouraged to setup their own account. Only a parent account has the privilege to update household information as well as the ability to view all children in a household from a single place. Parents also have the added benefit of receiving district and school wide announcements.
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Is My Information Secure While I View Them Within The Student/Parent Portal?

  • Infinite Campus uses SSL (secure socket layer) encryption technology to ensure data is protected while information is in transit. It is similar to what the banking industry is utilizing.
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How Often Is Information Updated in The Student/Parent Portal?

  • Attendance information will be updated daily. Grades and assignments will be updated as soon as they are graded by your child’s teacher(s).
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How Do I Report Errors Or Request Update to My Information?

  • Log into your parent portal account and select “Household Information” from the index to update your household phone number or address. Select “Family Members” to update contact phone numbers for any members in your household. Select “Contact Preferences” to change the types of messages you receive from your student’s building(s). Otherwise, you may contact your child’s s…
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Is There A Mobile App to Access Infinite Campus on The Go?

  • Yes, Infinite Campus App is available for download for your iPad, iPhone, iPod and Android devices: 1. Launch the Campus App, select Settings, choose “Des Moines Independent” for the district, and “Iowa” for the state. 2. Enter your Campus Portal Username and Password. 3. Select “Log In / Sign In”
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