School News


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.


Scavo To Host Summer Graduation Party


Scavo High School will be hosting a graduation banquet for the summer class of 2016. Come celebrate with us on Aug 8th 6-7pm.


2016-2017 Registration


Scavo High School will be hosting registration on Aug. 3rd and 4th from 1-7pm in the multipurpose room. We will be taking new pictures for ID’s so prepare accordingly.

Alex Hammer Pic

Scavo Teacher Named to State Historical Society of Iowa Board


Alex Hammer, a Social Sciences teacher at Scavo High School, was named to the State Historical Society of Iowa Board on July 5th. This is a tremendous honor and an incredible asset for our students. Way to go Alex! Below is the official press release.   OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR Governor Terry E. Branstad « … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Aug 24
First day of school
Oct 7
Term 1 Ends
Oct 27
Community Night and Flu Clinic
Nov 22
Term 2 ends
Jan 13
Term 3 ends

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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Calendar of Events


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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