off-campus options / credit transfer policy
DMCS accepts credit from other accredited institutions. Students
transferring from non-accredited schools or homeschool programs may be
asked to clarify/verify work previously completed. DMCS reserves the
right to deny credit transfers for coursework we believe does not meet
our academic standards. Current DMCS students are allowed to take up to
six semester credits at another educational institution or through
A transfer fee of $150 is assessed per
course credit applied to the DMCS transcript. Courses taken through
Cedarville Academy, Early
College at University of Northwestern or Alpha-Omega Academy Online do
NOT require a credit transfer fee as they are extensions of
DMCS has partnered with Cedarville Academy, University of
Northwestern-St. Paul, and Alpha-Omega Academy. Two of these colleges
classes as dual credit for both high school and college credit.
Schedule these courses with Mrs. Kostek so they can be fit into
your four-year plan for graduation. Families are responsible for the
online registration and payment for the courses.
For complete course and registration details review our Off_Campus_Opportunities sheet.
Central Campus in Des Moines www.dmps.k12.ia.us
Drake University www.drake.edu