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Des Moines Public Schools
Iowa

Des Moines Public Schools Calendar 2024 and 2025

This page contains the major holiday dates from the 2024 and 2025 school calendar for Des Moines Public Schools in Iowa.

Also note that we have incorporated non-student days such as teachers preparation days, teachers services days, and professional development days into the dates below. Visit the links below to view the full, original school calendar.

School Calendar 2023-2024

School HolidaysStartsFinishes
First Day of School23 Aug 2023
(Wed)
September Break22 Sep 2023
(Fri)
25 Sep 2023
(Mon)
Fall Break16 Oct 2023
(Mon)
17 Oct 2023
(Tue)
November Break6 Nov 2023
(Mon)
7 Nov 2023
(Tue)
Thanksgiving Break22 Nov 2023
(Wed)
24 Nov 2023
(Fri)
Christmas Break22 Dec 2023
(Fri)
1 Jan 2024
(Mon)
January Break15 Jan 2024
(Mon)
17 Jan 2024
(Wed)
Mid Winter Break12 Feb 2024
(Mon)
13 Feb 2024
(Tue)
Spring Break11 Mar 2024
(Mon)
19 Mar 2024
(Tue)
Last Day of School29 May 2024
(Wed)
Summer Break30 May 2024
(Thu)
23 Aug 2024
(Fri)

School Calendar 2024-2025

School HolidaysStartsFinishes
First Day of School26 Aug 2024
(Mon)
Fall Break9 Oct 2024
(Wed)
11 Oct 2024
(Fri)
November Break4 Nov 2024
(Mon)
5 Nov 2024
(Tue)
Thanksgiving Break27 Nov 2024
(Wed)
29 Nov 2024
(Fri)
Christmas Break23 Dec 2024
(Mon)
1 Jan 2025
(Wed)
January Break16 Jan 2025
(Thu)
20 Jan 2025
(Mon)
Mid Winter Break10 Feb 2025
(Mon)
11 Feb 2025
(Tue)
Spring Break13 Mar 2025
(Thu)
21 Mar 2025
(Fri)
April Break25 Apr 2025
(Fri)
28 Apr 2025
(Mon)
Last Day of School5 Jun 2025
(Thu)
Summer Break6 Jun 2025
(Fri)

Please check back regularly for any amendments that may occur, or consult the Des Moines Public Schools website for their 2023-2024 approved calendar and 2024-2025 approved calendar.

You may also wish to visit the school district homepage to check for any urgent or last-minute updates that may not have been incorporated into the official calendars.