School News

Roosevelt Commencement


The Roosevelt commencement will be held at the Drake University Knapp Center on Saturday, May 26 beginning at 7:30 p.m.  No tickets are necessary and seating is first come first served.  All are welcome!

Clean Up the ‘To Do’ List!


End of Year ‘To Do’ List: Pay fees in Infinite Campus Return library and textbooks Return sports uniforms and accessories Return classroom books to instructors asap Clean out lockers by May 30 (Seniors by May 23) Pick up meds from nurse’s office on last day Parents: Access your IC Parent Portal to prepare for online … Read more »

Senior Party Open House!


It’s time for the annual Roosevelt High School Senior Party, celebrating the class of 2018! Senior parents have spent 12 months planning the transformation of Roosevelt into the ultimate theme party. Please join us for a community/neighborhood preview open house on Saturday, May 26, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. And come back again at 10:00 that … Read more »

Seniors Checklist


Click to see full details! Check the ‘Senior Year’ link in the Student Section of the Roosevelt website for complete information!

Underclassmen: Return Your Library Books and Textbooks by May 14!


All fines will be waived when the library and textbooks are returned to the librarian.

Help Keep the Campus Clean!


Please put litter in it’s place!  Be kind and dispose of lunch garbage in the provided trash receptacles. Give a Hoot, Don’t Pollute!

Upcoming Events

May 26
Soccer: Girls Varsity vs. Abraham Lincoln (Away)
May 26
Soccer: Boys Varsity vs. TBA (Home)
May 26
Soccer: Girls Varsity vs. TBA (Home)
May 26
Tennis: Boys Varsity vs. TBA (Home)
May 26
Roosevelt High School Commencement
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!