This section contains basic information about the Des Moines Public Schools transportation department. The transportation department deliver 10,000 students each day to and from school, traveling over 1.5 million miles annually. Here you will find ridership eligibility guidelines and requirements for free transportation. Also provided is DART information, including a How To Ride video and brochure and a guide to East High routes.

Note: A current student ID, without a DART sticker, may be used after 4pm on school days, during breaks and during the summer, to ride the DART for FREE.  Just respectfully show the DART driver your student ID and get a free ride.



Ridership Eligibility