December 6th, 2018

Make your reservations now for our last cafe of the fall season! Friday,December 14th! This Disney themed day will bring the kid out in everyone. We are open from 10:50am-1:30pm! Thank you for all your support of our students this semester!

December 4th, 2018

Tired of the cold Iowa weather? I know we are too! Please join us for lunch in the café on Thursday, December 6th as we “Travel to the Tropics” This menu is sure to warm you up!

November 27th, 2018

We would love for you to join us for our Viva la France Cafe on Friday November 30th.
We are open from 10:50am-1:30pm
Email reservations to
Thank you for all your support.
Click above to see the menu!

November 12th, 2018

Please join us in recognizing and honoring the contributions of our business partners to build our new Skilled Trades classroom on the 5th floor!   Tuesday November 20th 4:30-6pm Food and Drink provided

November 1st, 2018

Now is the time to enroll for Central Campus Classes if you have never attended here! We have added new classes for next year as well!

September 25th, 2018

Of the four students who will represent Iowa at the National Council on Youth Leadership conference in St. Louis next month, two are from Des Moines Public Schools as well as from Central Campus and Central Academy!

June 15th, 2018

A big congratulations to teachers Emily Lang and Kristopher Rollins on being presented with Mary McCleod Bethune Award by Iowa Juneteenth, recognizing their work to empower students in Des Moines.

May 9th, 2018

It’s the perfect time to stop by the Des Moines FFA Annual Spring Plant Sale starting Friday, April 20. Come see us at the largest student-run greenhouse in the nation: Central Campus Greenhouse & Nursery 201 SW County Line Road Des Moines, IA 50315 (next to McCombs Middle School) We have hanging baskets, bedding plants, … Read more »

May 3rd, 2018

Tascha Brown, currently School Improvement Leader at Roosevelt High School, will be the next director of Central Campus. She takes over for Aiddy Phomvisay, who left Central Campus to pursue graduate work full time. Click on the headline to read more about Brown, and the qualities that make her Central Campus material.

May 3rd, 2018

There are more than 1,500 seniors in Des Moines Public Schools poised to graduate later this month, but Richard Link is not among them, even though he’s 76 years old. He’s a freshman – in the Central Campus Aviation Technology Academy. Click on the headline to read more about his journey.