School News


Trip to Washington DC – Spring Break 2015


The DMPS Social Studies Department is organizing a trip to the nation’s capital for DMPS high school students enrolled in US History/AP US History or US Government/AP US Government.

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First Home Game!!


Come join the ROUGHRIDERS as they take on the East High School Scarlets this friday night. Kick off is at 7:30p.m. over at the Drake stadium. Don’t miss the pep assembly in the large gym this Friday at 2:45p.m. Go Roughriders!

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Auditions! Auditions! Auditions!


Audition information for upcoming fine arts extra curricular and curricular groups


Welcome Back


Welcome back students to the 2014-2015 School Year. For more information on scheduling, lunch schedules, extra maps, ID’s, Infinite campus login please click on the blue link above.


Roosevelt 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 Roosevelt 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.


Change in how to log into Infinite Campus


Welcome back! As we all get ready for the new school year, the Infinite Campus team would like to share some changes that started last week. Single sign on  – we are moving towards a single sign on format.  This means that students and staff will use their email address as the username and their … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Sep 1
Labor Day (no school)
Sep 2
Hairspray the musical auditions
Sep 2
Rider Rhythm Audition Information Meeting
Sep 2
Volleyball: JV
Sep 2
Volleyball: 9th
4419 Center Street, Des Moines, IA 50312
P: 515-242-7272 | F: 515-242-7350

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Athletic Calendars and Schedules

Our scrolling calendar to the right lets you know if we have athletic events.  But if you want the up-to-the minute details of which teams, what time and where, go to the ATHLETICS tab on the menu bar above and select “Schedules”.  You can also get information about the CIML events at

Senior Events and Information

Graduation is May 24, 2014!  Check out college information under the Academics tab on the menu bar above (Academics > Counseling > Counseling PLC).  Transcript request forms are under the STUDENT tab– first 5 are free with an addressed stamped envelope; $2 per transcript after request number 5.  A Seniors 2014 folder under the Student tab will be coming soon.  Forms for college visits, the senior calendar , deadline infomation,  important announcements for students and families for the Class of 2014 will be posted under the Student tab as it becomes available.  Check regularly!

Visit the TRHS Alumni Foundation

The Roosevelt Alumni Foundation can be found at, you may email them at or call 515.664.2020.  Their Mission: “The Roosevelt High School Foundation/Alumni Association is organized for educational purposes in order to advance, support and assist in the development and growth of the students and faculty at Roosevelt High School.”

Calendar of Events


About Roosevelt High School


4419 Center Street, Des Moines, IA 50312

P: 515-242-7272 | E:


This historic 90 year old school has developed a tradition of excellence, both academically and in various extra-curricular activities, which are a source of pride to the community it serves, the students, faculty, and alumni.

Roosevelt High School is committed to excellence in Academics, the Arts, and all Activities. Success for Every Student! GO ROUGHRIDERS!