School News

Roosevelt Offices Closed Over Winter Break!


All Roosevelt offices will be closed over winter break giving employees time to enjoy with their families.  Regular business hours will begin after January 2.  School resumes on January 7, which is a B day.  Enjoy winter break!

Senior Record Sheets Due Before Winter Break!


Candidates for 2019 graduation must completed and return the form with a copy of the student birth certificate, passport, or legal name change documentation.  If you have not done so as yet, please return to the registrar office before winter break! Click here for the Senior Record Sheet form!

Check 2nd Semester Schedules!


Counselors will be available to meet with students to discuss 2nd semester schedule changes December 17-21.  No appointment necessary.

Twin Forks Trading Co. Offering Rider Gear!


Need a holiday gift for that special Rider in your life?  Click HERE for an online option!

Seniors! First Semester Transcript Requests Due to Registrar by December 17!


First semester transcript requests are due to the registrar no later than December 17, if you have a January deadline!  Reminder:  after five transcript requests, each additional request is $3 along with your addressed, stamped envelope.  Forms and instructions are located in the ‘Transcript’ link under the ‘Student’ tab.

Upcoming Events

Dec 18
Bowling: Boys Varsity vs. Des Moines Hoover (Home)
Dec 18
Bowling: Boys JV vs. Des Moines Hoover (Home)
Dec 18
Bowling: Girls Varsity vs. Des Moines Hoover (Home)
Dec 18
Bowling: Girls JV vs. Des Moines Hoover (Home)
Dec 18
Basketball: Boys 10th vs. Des Moines Hoover (Home)
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.

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About Roosevelt High School

4419 Center Street, Des Moines, IA 50312

P: 515-242-7272 | E:
New School Hours: 8:25 AM to 3:25 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!