School News

Rider Root Beer Available at the Ingersoll Price Chopper!


Get it while supplies last!

Riders Back to School Event – Takin’ Care of Business!


Juniors & Seniors:  Monday, August 20, 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria Freshmen & Sophomores:  Tuesday, August 21, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. in the cafeteria Required for ALL STUDENTS! Inter State Picture Information 2018-19 Inter State Picture Order Form 2018-19  

First Day of School!


First day of school is Thursday, August 23 beginning at 8:25 a.m.  It will be a Blue (A) day and a full, regular bell schedule.

Student Schedules Open August 8 at 9:00 a.m. in Infinite Campus Portal!


Students schedules will be available for viewing in IC August 8 at 9:00 a.m.  The electronic form to request schedule changes is  

Did You Miss 9th Grade Orientation or Are New to Roosevelt?


Attend a quick orientation on August 20 or 21 from 11:00 a.m. –  12:00 p.m. in the front hallway. Tours and other information will be given!

School Supplies and Specific 9th Grade Supply List!


Click HERE for school supply information! If you need assistance with school supplies, Mrs. Amsler, SUCCESS case manager, will be able to help!  Contact her by email at or by phone at 515-242-7836.

Upcoming Events

Aug 20
Golf: Boys Varsity vs. Ankeny Centennial High School, TBA (Away)
Aug 20
Golf: Boys JV vs. Southeast Polk (Away)
Aug 21
Volleyball: Varsity vs. Dallas Center-Grimes HS, Adel DeSoto Minburn, Algona, Fort Dodge, Gilbert, Southeast Polk, Urbandale (Away)
Aug 21
Volleyball: 9th vs. Marshalltown (Home)
Aug 21
Cross Country: Boys Varsity vs. Ankeny Centennial High School, Ankeny High School, Des Moines East, Norwalk, Pella, WDM Valley (Away)
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 student events.  But if you want the up-to-the minute details of sports 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

Please see the link ‘Senior Year’, under the ‘Students’ tab for more information and deadlines.

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.”

Equity Statement for Des Moines Public Schools

It is the policy of the Des Moines Community School District  not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity, and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices.  There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination.  If you believe you have (or your child has) been discriminated against or treated unjustly at school, please contact the Director of Human Resources, Dr. Anne Sullivan, at 2323 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA  50312, (515) 242-7911,


People with disabilities who need information regarding accessibility to the building or who need sign or language interpretation should contact the office at (515) 242-7272 for assistance.

Calendar of Events


About Roosevelt High School

4419 Center Street, Des Moines, IA 50312

P: 515-242-7272 | E:
School Hours: 7:40 AM to 2:40 PM


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!