School News

Boys and Girls Track 2018 Schedule


Come cheer on the the Hoyt track Athletes!

Boy exits bus.

New School Hours Beginning in August


Beginning in August, all schools at DMPS will have new hours. The new hours at our school will be 8:30 AM to 3:25 PM. The change is being made to better serve the educational needs of students, based on research into the sleep patterns of children and teenagers. Click the headline for more information.

Boys Basketball Schedule 2018


Come cheer on the the Hoyt boys basketball team!

Spring Conferences


Spring Conferences will be held Wednesday, February 7, 2pm – 6pm and Thursday, February 8, 4pm – 7pm. Your students teacher will contact you to set up a time to meet.

Box Tops For Education


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

student at locker

Virtual Backpack Replaces Paper Flyers


Our students have enough to carry around! Opportunities in the community will now be available via Virtual Backpack for Des Moines Public Schools. Read about student-friendly community events and opportunities, or post a flyer of your own. Click on the headline to read more about Virtual Backpack.

Upcoming Events

Mar 29
Hoyt Solo/Ensemble Festival
Mar 30
No School – Professional Development Day
Apr 3
School Board Meeting
Apr 11
Kindergarten Sign-Up
Apr 17
School Board Meeting
Hoyt takes part in the School Improvement Grant program, administered by the U.S. Department of Education.

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2017-18 School Supply ListClick here

Hoyt Middle School is now registering students for Winter Athletics:

Please register @

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

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

Virtual Backpack — Flyers for community events and opportunities.


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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