School News

Senior Week


Join us in celebrating the class of 2019. On Tuesday, May 22nd Scavo will host our annual graduates banquet. This takes place from 6-8 on the second floor of Central Campus. Families and students will receive a catered meal followed by our awards banquet where scholarship and superintendent award winners are recognized. Then Scavo kicks … Read more »

Teddy Bear Town earns 5 Star Rating


Snugly tucked in a corner of the 4th floor at Central Campus is a place called Teddy Bear Town, population 20 beautiful babies and toddlers. “I love it here!” said Tiana Turner, and she could as well have said we, judging by the smile on the face of her four-month-old son Deshawn, who’d just awakened … Read more »

“Superwomen” of Scavo High School


Scavo young parents celebrated the ending to another year. Click the link to learn more about these awesome young women.

Its Teacher Appreciation Week!


Scavo encourages everyone to thank a teacher this week. The work teachers do for our students is second to none. Enjoy the week.

Career Transitions Department


You cannot connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. –Steve Jobs The Career Transition Department is working closely with students on developing their … Read more »

Upcoming Events

May 25
Scavo High School Commencement
May 28
Memorial Day
Jun 5
School Board Meeting
Jul 4
Independence Day
Jul 10
School Board Meeting

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

Bulletin Board

Graduation is May 25th 10:00 AM

IA Assessments are on April 3rd and 4th


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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…

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