School News


Pride Group


Scavo Pride Group marched for the third year  in the Capitol City Pride Parade.  This year the  group consisted of Scavo Pride alumni, students, children ,  parents and staff .


Design It! Starts Today!


Design IT employs a hands on learning approach to teach the basics of graphic design and Adobe Creative Suite. Take advantage of this opportunity to build your work readiness skills and receive training in Microsoft word. Students can even learn as they learn! Design IT offers incentives up to $600 upon completion. The class is … Read more »


Commencement Caps (and Gowns) Landmark Year at Scavo


This has been quite a year at Scavo High School, one that saw the school complete an ambitious transition from “alternative” to “full-service.” The dust had barely settled from last year’s physical move into new quarters at Central Campus that feature an on-site daycare facility and food pantry when Scavo forged ahead with even more … Read more »


June Summer School


The June session of Scavo summer school runs June 8-July 1st. Classes are 8:45-12:15. Breakfast and lunch will be served for those who wish to eat here at school. The academic support lab will be open 8:45-2:00pm daily.


Senior Celebration!


Last night Scavo staff celebrated with the families and students of the class of 2016. Over 200 people joined us for dinner and an awards ceremony. It was a special night for everyone. Click the link to view photos from the celebration. Scavo Flickr  


Graduation Day! Class of 2016


The day the class of 2016 has been waiting for has finally arrived, its graduation day. The graduation ceremony will take place at Hoyt Sherman Place starting at 10 AM on Friday May 27th. All participating students need to be there no later than 9 AM to pick up their cap and gown.

Upcoming Events

Jul 5
2016-2017 Online Registration Begins
Jul 6
Summer School July Session Begins
Oct 27
Community Night and Flu Clinic
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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