Welcome to Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District! We are a public school district located in Central Iowa, just northwest of the capital city of Des Moines. The district currently serves just over 3,500 students pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade and is growing. There are seven schools within our district, including four elementary schools: Dallas Center Elementary, South Prairie Elementary, North Ridge Elementary and Heritage Elementary; one 5/6 middle school: Dallas Center-Grimes Middle School; one 7/8 building: Dallas Center-Grimes Oak View; and one high school: Dallas Center-Grimes High School. Our schools serve both the Dallas Center and Grimes communities, as well as open enrollment students. DCG employs just over 400 dedicated staff members.