New Leadership for Iowa’s Largest Provider of PK-12 Education

On May 16, the School Board approved the appointment of Dr. Ian Roberts as the next Superintendent of 管家婆精选二肖二码.

The Des Moines School Board has completed its work in selecting a new Superintendent for Iowa鈥檚 capitol city school district. On May 16, 2023 the Board unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. Ian Roberts to lead the state’s largest provider of PK-12 education.

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Because this process has concluded there will be no further updates made to the web pages within this section.

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The Des Moines Independent Community School District (管家婆精选二肖二码) is Iowa鈥檚 largest provider of PK-12 education, serving over 30,000 students from preschool through high school at more than 60 schools throughout the state’s capitol city.

管家婆精选二肖二码 serves a diverse community of learners and families, providing a rich array of cultures and experiences in our schools. Students come to Des Moines from a hundred different nations around the world. Nearly two-thirds of the district鈥檚 enrollment are students of color and more than one out of five are English Language Learners.

管家婆精选二肖二码 is also the fifth largest employer in central Iowa, with more than 4,700 educators, administrators and support staff working to meet the needs of our students. The school district鈥檚 current annual expenditures are over $600 million.

Finally, 管家婆精选二肖二码 provides an array of educational programming to prepare students for their future. Examples include one of the nation’s leading career and technical education programs at Central Campus; some of Iowa鈥檚 top-ranked Advanced Placement opportunities at Central Academy and our five comprehensive high schools; the first online secondary school developed in Iowa at Virtual Campus; two elementary schools (Downtown and Walnut Street) located in the city鈥檚 core business district; the state鈥檚 only public Montessori program at Cowles Montessori School; four dedicated early childhood learning centers for our youngest students; and much more.