Enrollment Information

Horizon Science Academy is part of the free public school system, and enrollment is open to all Des Moines students. Enroll now!
We are now accepting applications for Kindergarten through 3rd-grade students for the 2023-2024 school year! Click the 'Apply' button below to complete our online enrollment interest form. 
student at chromebookAll students deserve access to a high-quality, free, and public education. At Horizon Science Academy DSM, we believe that the youth of Des Moines is the future that this country needs. 
Enrolling in a new school is an exciting time for you and your child and we want the registration process to go as smoothly as possible for your family. Enrollment is now underway for all families that live within the DMPS attendance zone. 
Children five years old on or before September 15 are eligible for Kindergarten starting in the Fall. 
HSA complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.
Everyone is required to provide the following documents to finalize registration.*
  • Birth certificate
  • Immunization records
  • Parent/Guardian photo ID
  • Resident verification (may include a recent utility bill, current vehicle registration, signed lease agreement, mortgage statement, or a notarized letter from your landlord)
*These documents are NOT required at this time. Please complete your initial application above.

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Families must live within the DMPS attendance zone.
Admission to Horizon Science Academy Des Moines is done through a random lottery process.
The lottery date is March 31, and you will be notified about your enrollment status in the first week of April.