School Registration

Thank you for choosing Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District. We are looking forward to partnering with you in your child’s education. Register your child by following the instructions provided below.  Please use a laptop or desktop computer to complete the online registration. Mobile devices are not compatible with this process. If you need access to a computer, please call our District Registrar, Deanna Sandegren at (515) 992-3866, email her at deanna.sandegren@dcgschools.com, or visit the Administration Office at 2405 W. 1st Street, Grimes.

New Families
Existing Families
Activities Registration
Registration Forms
School Boundaries

Registration Process for New Families

NOT Currently Attending DCG

  • Required items needed: proof of residency and copy of student’s immunization record that includes the student’s full name and birthdate.
  • Registration opens March 1st for the following school year.
  • Four-year-old preschool registration needs to be completed by March 18th to guarantee your child a spot. If there are more registrations than anticipated, you will be placed on a waiting list.
  • Three-year-old preschool registration needs to be completed by March 18th to be included in the random placement system. You will be notified if your child will be enrolled.
  • To view answers to preschool FAQ, click here. For further preschool questions please contact Heritage Elementary at 515-300-9627.
  • For Open Enrollment questions, please contact the District Registrar at (515)992-3866 or deanna.sandegren@dcgschools.com

Step 1: Infinite Campus

  • Complete the online registration available here. Be sure to select the correct school year you are registering for.
  • You will be sent an email when your application is approved with a link to sign up for your Parent Portal account and RevTrak. The Parent Portal is a website that can be used to view your child’s school information and RevTrak is a site to pay your school fees.

Step 2: Pay Fees

  • For the current school year, log in through the RevTrak site site (online payments). You will need to create a parent portal access account.
  • Fees are available for payment each school year on July 1.
  • Pay all outstanding fees before your child starts school.
  • Optional: Free and reduced lunch forms will be available for each school year starting July 1. Electronic copies can be found by clicking on the forms page under the registration tab on our website. Hard copies may be picked up at each building.

Step 3: Opens July 1st –  Activities Registration/rSchool Today  (For students 7-12 participating in athletics)

  • Click here to register for athletics
  • Refer to these instruction if you have questions.

Building Specific Information
For building specific information (supply lists, school routine, etc.) please refer to the individual school web page.

Registration Process for Students

Currently Attending DCG 

Please register all of your children at once, including a child starting at DCG for the first time (such as a preschooler or kindergartener)

  • Required items needed to register a new student: copy of student’s immunization record, that includes the student’s full name and birthdate.
  • Registration opens March 1st for the following school year.
  • Four-year-old preschool registration needs to be completed by March 18th to guarantee your child a spot. If there are more registrations than anticipated, you will be placed on a waiting list.
  • Three-year-old preschool registration needs to be completed by March 18th to be included in the random placement system. You will be notified if your child will be enrolled.
  • To view answers to preschool FAQ, click here. For further preschool questions please contact Heritage Elementary at 515-300-9627.

Step 1: Updating Infinite Campus

  • Log in through the Parent Portal. Find the tab on the left that says, “More”, then select Online Registration from the menu. If you do not have a Parent Portal login, please click here.

Step 2: Pay Fees

  • Fees are available for payment each school year on July 1.
  • Log in through the RevTrak site (online payments)
  • Pay all outstanding fees before your child starts school.
  • Optional: Free and reduced lunch forms will be available for each school year starting July 1. Electronic copies can be found by clicking on the forms page under the registration tab on our website. Hard copies may be picked up at each building.

Step 3: Opens July 1st – Activities Registration/rSchool Today (For students 7-12 participating in athletics)

  • Click here to register for athletics
  • Refer to these instruction if you have questions

Building Specific Information
For building specific information (supply lists, school routine, etc.) please refer to the individual school web page.

Athletic Registration

2021-2022 Athletic Registration Starts July 1

Please do not register before this date

Athletic Registration/rSchool Today (For students 7-12 participating in athletics)

  • Click here to register for activities.
  • Refer to these instruction if you have questions

Registration Forms 

Dental Form: Required for Optional Kindergarten, Kindergarten (if student did not attend Opt Kdg), and 9th grade.
Return the completed form to your child’s school office.
Vision Form: Required for Optional Kindergarten, Kindergarten (if student did not attend Opt Kdg), and 3rd grade.
Return the completed form to your child’s school office.
Physical Form: Required for all students grades 7-12 who are in athletics. You may print this to take to your appointment.  You will upload this form when you register your athlete on rSchool Today.

Open Enrollment:
  Open enrollment is requesting to attend school in a school district other than your resident school district. A form must be filed with the resident and receiving district by March 1 for the following schools years enrollment for students in grades 1-12. The deadline is September 1 of the school year of enrollment for students in optional kindergarten or kindergarten. For further questions, please contact the District Registrar, Deanna Sandegren, at 515-992-3866 or deanna.sandegren@dcgschools.com
Please download, print and mail the completed form to the address below or email to deanna.sandegren@dcgschools.com
Dallas Center-Grimes CSD
2405 W 1st St
PO Box 680
Grimes, IA 50111
Free/Reduced Form:
Please download, print and return the completed form to any school building, mail to the address below or email it to shauna.pertzsch@dcgschools.com.
Dallas Center-Grimes CSD
2405 W 1st St
PO Box 680
Grimes, IA 50111
If you have further questions about Free and Reduced Meals or Free and Reduced Fees, please contact Shauna at 515-992-3866 or shauna.pertzsch@dcgschools.com.

The Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District moved to neighborhood elementary schools in fall of 2017. The elementary school that your child attends is determined by your housing location. To view our school map and district boundaries, click here. Please note: due to maximum enrollment numbers your child may be placed in an alternate elementary building.

Dallas Center Elementary: All housing West of County Line Road.
North Ridge Elementary: Housing located North of Highway 44/1st Street and West of James Street
Heritage Elementary: Housing located North of Highway 44/1st Street, and East of James Street to Highway 141
South Prairie: Housing located South of Highway 44/1st Street, between Highway 141 and County Line Road.