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School Hours Community Forum


Community Forums to be held to discuss possible changes to school start and end times.
There are three other community forums scheduled:

Tuesday, February 28 –
North High School

Thursday, March 2 –
Hoyt Middle School

Thursday, March 9 –
Weeks Middle School

All of the meetings get underway at 6:00 PM.

East High

East High Class of 2021 Information Night


EAST HIGH CLASS OF 2021 INFORMATION NIGHT Current 8th grade students and their parents are invited to an informational meeting at East High.  You will get answers to your questions about your 9th grade year, explore East activities, discuss the scheduling and registration process and much more!  Please join us: March 30, 2017 5:30 pm … Read more »

Students in a crowded school hallway.

Important Info for Incoming 7th Graders


Before our incoming 7th and 12th grade students can begin school in the fall, they must meet a new mandatory state vaccination requirement. Students without proof of vaccination or an exemption will not be allowed to attend classes. Click on the headline to read more about what is needed, and where students can find assistance meeting this requirement.


Box Tops For Education


Hoyt Students are collecting Box Tops for Education!
Donate your Box Tops in the Hoyt office.


Spring Break 2017


No School March 10th
Spring Break March 13-17
School Resumes March 20th

Have a fun, safe break!


School Supply List 2016-2017


2016-2017 School Supply List 2016-2017 Hoyt Middle School Supply List 6th Grade • 9 2-pocket folders with prongs • 1 composition notebook • 4 1-subject spiral notebooks • 1 sketchbook for art • 2 packages of lined paper • 1 package of white computer paper • Clorox wipes • Kleenex • Hand sanitizer • Pencils … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Apr 3
Iowa Assessments
May 11
Vocal Music Concert
May 18
Band and Orchestra Concert
May 29
Holiday – no school, offices closed
May 30
Last Day of School – Elementary & Middle Schools
Hoyt takes part in the School Improvement Grant program, administered by the U.S. Department of Education.

Bulletin Board

Hoyt Middle School is now registering students for Spring Athletics:
7th and 8th Grade Girls and Boys Track & Field.

Please register @

Participants must have a current physical and registration before they may begin practicing.

Staff Resources Page (IC, email, OneDrive links):

Hoyt Mission:

Our Mission is to ensure high levels of learning for all (staff, students, and community) in a positive environment.

Calendar of Events


About Hoyt Middle School


2700 East 42nd Street, Des Moines, IA 50317

P: 515-242-8446 | E: 


Each day we work to engage our students in a secure and supportive learning environment where they can achieve their highest potential and accept responsibility for their learning. Read More…

One of our greatest strengths is the diversity of our student population as well as the programming we provide daily.

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