School News

2016-10-06 02.26.05

ARL commissions art classes at Scavo


The Animal Rescue League of Iowa has commissioned the art classes at Scavo High School to illustrate a coloring book to be used as part of a fundraiser. Each Scavo student-artist will be assigned a photograph to illustrate which tells a success story of an animal adopted through the ARL. The book is scheduled to … Read more »


Flu Clinic at Community Night


The Community Flu Clinic will be held on October 27th 4-6:30PM during our Community Night.  It is open to everyone…students, staff, families, and the community.  Most major insurances are accepted- please bring your insurance card. $20 fee for people without health insurance. No one will be turned away because of inability to pay.


Scavo Students Partner with Monroe Elementary


Walking through the halls on Fridays you may spot a student that is much taller than the other students at Monroe Elementary. Students from Scavo Alternative High School along with two of their teachers, Alex Hammer and Dr. Beth Erickson, join Josalynn Agnew’s fifth-grade class for learning and fun every week. This is the second … Read more »


Print and Fill Out Your Consent Form Ahead Of Time


Taking advantage of the DMPS Community Center? Print and fill out your consent forms ahead of time. Click the links below.   Physical Form PRIMARY HEALTH CARE- Clinic Consent Form   Dental Form Des Moines Health Center Consent (DENTAL)


Do you need a back to school or sports physical? We’ve got you covered!!


The community center and clinic at Scavo High School will be offering physicals on the following dates: August 4th, 11th and 18th from 12:30 to 4. Stop by or call to arrange a time that works for you. 515-242-7589


What Is A Full Service School?


Scavo is the proud home of Des Moines Schools Community Center and Clinic. Located on the 4th floor of central campus the Community Center offers a wide range of supports for the student and family. Click the link to learn more.

Upcoming Events

Oct 27
Community Night and Flu Clinic
Nov 22
Term 2 ends
Jan 13
Term 3 ends
Feb 24
Term 4 ends
Mar 7
Community Night

1800 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309
P: 515-242-7589 | F: 515-242-7591

Bulletin Board

Online registration opens July 5th

Summer graduation is Aug 10th @ Hoyt Sherman

Stop by the main office and purchase your Scavo swag for next year.


Oct. 27th is Community Night and Flu Clinic


Parents check out this helpful link




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About Scavo High School


1800 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309

P: 515-242-7589 | E: 


Scavo Full Service High School serves 5oo students from all over the district. We offer multiple educational pathways and a full service community center.Read More…

Welcome to Scavo High School! There are many great opportunities for students to participate in and experience.

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