School News


Tutoring Sign Up at Hoyt Middle School


Students who attend a Title I school in Des Moines may be eligible for tutoring services at no cost to their family. In order to be eligible students must attend one of the 25 Title I schools in Des Moines and meet low income guidelines. To learn more and to register, click on the headline.


Trip to Washington DC – Spring Break 2015


The DMPS Social Studies Department is organizing the 4th trip to the nation’s capital for DMPS 8th graders. These students will have an opportunity to spend a week exploring Washington DC during spring break (March 15-19).


Hoyt Now Fits in the Palm of Your Hand


The new DMPS mobile app is designed to provide up-to-date and helpful information about the school district and all schools right in the palm of your hand. Now you can connect with Hoyt and every school in Des Moines from anywhere and everywhere. Click the photo to learn more about the app and download to your Apple or Android smartphone.

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Welcome Back Hoyt Newsletter


Find out about Back to School Night, important up coming dates, school pictures, cell phone policy, clubs, activities, and more in the August Hoyt Newsletter. Click above to view.


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.

Upcoming Events

Sep 22
Hoyt volleyball @ Hoyt
Sep 23
8th grade football @ Hutchens Stadium
Sep 25
Hoyt volleyball @ Merrill
Sep 26
Planner Completed Correctly Celebration
Sep 27
Hoyt volleyball City Tournament (8th grade teams only)
Hoyt takes part in the School Improvement Grant program, administered by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Attention: Hoyt Middle School Registration for all new and returning students was on Thursday August 7, 2014 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

If you missed the registration date you may stop in to do so up until Tuesday August 19. If you are unable to make it by Tuesday you may come in between 1:30-5:00 on Wednesday or from 3:00-5:00 on Thursday. You may print off enrolment information from the website or stop in to take it with you, but we will not be enrolling students during the school day on Wednesday or Thursday. Please be sure to bring copies of current physicals for athletic activities throughout the year.

You may click here to download and print the forms for registration to bring in with you to speed up the process: Registration forms 1 registration forms 2. Each student attending Hoyt will be required to purchase a Physical Education uniform ($14) and a school planner ($6) at the time of registration.

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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