School News


Winter Break


Friday, December 23, 2016 thru Monday, January 2, 2017 Classes resume Tuesday, January 3, 2017


RVM Registration


Don’t forget to register your student.  If you have questions about registration, please call our office.  

Say Cheese

School Picture Day


Fall Picture Day is September 13, 2016.

Open House

Open House


  Open House and Service Fair  Open House will be, Thirsday,  September 8 from 6:30-8:30. Guided tours of the building every half hour ( 6:30, 7:00 and 7:30pm) Service Fair with various companies available with information for students with disabilities.  

SO-Women Swim team

Earning the Medals in Ames!


Pictured:  Women’s Swim Winners:  Denisse Montano, Melissa Gerard, Po Meh and Dani  Craven.   Ruby Van Meter students scored big at the Iowa Special Olympics bringing home many medals! Our Field Event athletes earned 7 Gold, 9 Silver and 6 Bronze medals. They also brought home 12 ribbons for 4th—7th place. Swimmers rocked a total … Read more »

Keller Williams Red Day

Keller Williams Red Day 2016


A huge “Thank You” to the Keller Williams volunteers.

Upcoming Events

Mar 10
No school
Mar 13
Spring Recess – no school
May 29
Holiday – no school, offices closed
May 30
Last Day of School – Elementary & Middle Schools
Sep 04
Labor Day

710 28th Street, Des Moines, IA 50312
P: 515-242-8220 | F: 515-242-8223

About Ruby Van Meter School


710 28th Street, Des Moines, IA 50312

P: 515-242-8220 | E: 


Ruby Van Meter was established in 1973 as special school that serves secondary students that have significant intellectual disabilities.  Read More…

It is my pleasure to welcome you to Ruby Van Meter School.

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