School News


6th Grade Orientation


Is your student registered for the SUCCESS 4 SIXTH GRADE Program at Hoyt on Tuesday, August 5th? This fun packed program will get your sixth grader ready for middle school with tours of the building, locker relays, team building activities and much more.  If you have not register, click the link, fill out the form, … Read more »


No Cost Meals Available this Fall at Hoyt


Students at 35 Des Moines schools and three learning centers can now eat breakfast and lunch at no cost because of a special U.S. Dept. of Agriculture program targeting high poverty schools throughout the U.S. The move will ensure students are focused on learning and not on hunger. To see a list of schools and learn more about the program, click on the image.


‘Awesome’ Cultural Summer Inspires


Since June 9, hundreds of DMPS students have been on a world tour without ever leaving the district thanks to a new summer program that’s made believers out of the pleasantly surprised student-tourists. Click the image to read more and see more photos of Hoyt Middle School’s fun, summer adventure.


Hoyt Middle School Registration


Hoyt Middle School Registration for all new and returning students will be Thursday August 7, 2014 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Click above for more information on what to bring.


Back to school supplies


School supply list for each grade level 6-8.
click above

Stellar Awards

DMPS Middle School Students ‘Stellar’


More than 150 middle school students were honored on-stage at North High School for outstanding achievement in a variety of categories. Each DMPS Middle School was represented at the 1st Annual Stellar Awards and each student took home a standing plaque and a book, highlighting the quality recognized that evening. To see more of this amazing night, click on the picture.

Upcoming Events

Aug 5
6th Grade Orientation
Aug 7
Hoyt Registration
Aug 20
First Day of School
Hoyt takes part in the School Improvement Grant program, administered by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Hoyt Middle School Registration will be held Thursday August 7, 2014 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

SUCCESS 6th grade orientation will be held Tuesday August 5,2014 8:45a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Visit the link on our website for downloadable registration forms for 6th grade orientation.


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

Hoyt Mission:  To engage all students in a secure and supportive learning environment where they achieve their highest potential and accept responsibility for their learning.

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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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