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1430 East University Ave. | Des Moines, IA 50316
Phone: 515-242-7774 | Fax: 515-323-8653

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The Boys and Girls Club is open.  Applications are available in the main office at Hiatt is and the cost is $10 for the whole year! Club is open after school until 6pm and students are served a snack.

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Hiatt Middle School is dedicated to offering high quality after-school programming to all of our students. In order to continue to give our diverse population the chance to learn and grow, we need your help. Click on the link below if you would like to donate to Hiatt Middle School.

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DMPS Virtual Backpack

We are pleased to welcome you to the virtual backpack for Des Moines Public Schools,  our central hub for information about school and community events and information of interest to students and their families. The new virtual backpack allows the Des Moines Public School District to distribute school and community information electronically to parents, staff, and students. Click here to visit the virtual backpack!

Hiatt Middle School 2024-2025 supply list

  • School computer and power cord (provided by DMPS once classes resume)   
  • 9 Notebooks​ (4 core classes + 4 extended core classes + 1 extra) 
  • Folder for each subject (total of 9)  
  • Pencils and handheld pencil sharpener or mechanical pencils 
  • Colored pencils- 12 or 24 pack 
  • Pens 
  • Backpack 
  • 1-4 Dry erase markers (optional)  
  • Computer Mouse (optional) 
  • Touch Screen Stylist for computer (optional) 

Lista de útiles estudiantiles de la escuela secundaria Hiatt 2024-2025 

  • Computadora escolar y cargador (proporcionados por DMPS una vez que se reanuden las clases)    
  • 9 Cuadernos​ (4 clases principales + 4 clases electivas + 1 extra)  
  • folders para cada materia (total 9)   
  • Lápices y sacapuntas 
  • Colores de lápices: paquete de 12 o 24  
  • Plumas  
  • Mochila  
  • 1-4 marcadores de borrado en seco (opcional)   
  • Ratón de computadora (opcional)  
  • Protector de pantalla para computadora (opcional) 

Online Registration Opens July 8th!

Online registration for the 2024-2025 school year opens on Monday, July 8, 2024.  Registration is done through the Infinite Campus Parent Portal (LINK HERE).  All DMPS families need to register their students for school!  Registration allows families to update important contact information, home address, and other school data necessities.   You can also upload immunization records and physicals if applicable.  Reminder that all incoming 7th graders need the required Tdap and Meningococcal vaccine in order to start school.  Any 7th or 8th grader wanting to participate in sports needs a physical on file as well.

The Hiatt main office is open to help with any support needed with registration.  Stop by the school office anytime between 8:00 am and 2:30 pm daily or call 515-242-7774 for assistance.

All incoming kindergarteners, 6th graders, and 9th graders need to provide proof of residency.  If you have moved, please notify the school office and provide proof of residency as well.  Examples are below.  Regular piece of mail, cable bill, phone bill, etc. are NOT a valid form of proof of address.  Any families that qualify for transportation need to complete online registration and provide proof of residency by July 28th in order to guarantee busing for the first day of school.

Proof of Address

Accepted address verification documents:

  • Utility Bill or Confirmation of Services (within the last 60 days)
  • Lease or notarized statement from landlord
  • Purchase Agreement
  • Mortgage Statement
  • Polk County Assessors- print copy of web page verifying property ownership
  • Property tax statement
  • Vehicle registration
  • DHS Paperwork
  • Shelter Stay Verification

If you are residing in another person’s home, please provide a notarized statement from that person stating you and your student(s) are living there, including their name and address, as well as one of the above approved address verification documents in their name.

Helpful Links:

  • Additional Registration Support: HERE
  • Enrollment/Information FormsHERE
  • Infinite Campus Parent PortalHERE
  • Online Payments: HERE
  • Registration Guide: HERE

New Families

If you are a family new to the DMPS district, you are required to go to the Welcome Center to get your student(s) registered.  The Welcome Center is located at 1000 Porter Ave in Des Moines.  Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (excluding major holidays).  The center registers students on a walk-in basis.  The following documents are required in order to complete registration: photo ID, proof of address (see below for details), student’s immunization records, and student’s birth certificate.  For more information, click HERE or call 515-242-7371.

All Events
  • First Day of School

  • No School; Labor Day

  • No School

  • DMPS Foundation OneRun

  • No School Oct. 9-11