News
August 8th, 2018

Welcome back to school! Come join us for Open House on Wednesday, August 22nd from 4:00-6:00 p.m! You will have a chance to meet your teacher and visit you classroom. Bring your school supplies with you, and get them all put away so you are ready for the first day of school, Thursday, August 23rd.


July 6th, 2018

Ruby Van Meter School Supply List 2018-2019 Every student will need: A swimsuit labeled with your student’s name. An extra set of clothes labeled with your student’s name. A backpack labeled with your student’s name. Additionally, please send the following items with your student: 1 plastic pencil box 1 package of pencils 1 package washable … Read more »


July 3rd, 2018

Ruby Van Meter School hours for 2018 – 2019 will be 8:30 a.m. – 3:25 p.m. This change may require some adjustments to your home and childcare schedules. Please start looking at your options now, so you are ready for school to start on Thursday, August 23, 2018.


July 2nd, 2018

Every student needs to be registered every year. Online registration begins July 16, 2018. Begin by going to the Parents Tab on the Ruby Van Meter School website. Click on Infinite Campus and log in using your Parent Portal Username and Password. (Call the school at 515-242-8220 if you need help.) Look at the lower … Read more »


June 6th, 2018

For nearly a century, DMPS has worked to improve education for students with disabilities. Today, more students are able to attend neighborhood schools rather than need a special school. Those changes plus a commitment to providing the best continuum of services to students is leading to another change: the merger of Smouse Opportunity School with Ruby Van Meter School. Click the headline to read an important message from the Superintendent.


February 6th, 2018

February 27 – 3:45 pm to 7:00 pm March 1 – 3:45 pm to 7:00 pm


February 6th, 2018

Cap & Gown pictures at 8:30 am


September 25th, 2017

The 2017 RVM Homecoming festivities will take place during the week of September 25th      through September 29th.  The theme song selected for this year’s Homecoming is “Try Everything” by Shakira. We are encouraging levels to make posters for this week’s events.  The following activities are planned for this year’s Homecoming week:   Mon. Sept. 25:  … Read more »


May 21st, 2017

Gloria Gallegos is one of our students who loves chocolate milk. Her occupational therapist wanted to find a way that she could enjoy it on her own, so he roughed out an idea that found its way to a Computer Aided Design class at East, where a student took on the challenge of turning the idea into reality, designing and manufacturing a custom milk carton holder. Click the headline to find out how Gloria enjoyed a nice, cold chocolate milk … all on her own.


February 6th, 2017

Date:     FRIDAY, March 24, 2017 Time:  Doors open at 5:30pm Tip off: 6:00pm Place: Roosevelt High School Gym-4419 Center St There will also be a raffle and silent auction. Tickets can be purchased at the door.