News
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.


June 4th, 2018

Explore Multiple Career Pathways in the Construction Industry.
Enjoy fun, hands-on construction projects in a safe environment.
Explore careers in architecture, engineering, manufacturing, carpentry, electrical, masonry, plumbing/HVAC, painting, tiling, and much more!
Learn from guest speakers in the field!
Go on fun field trips throughout the week!!


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.


April 30th, 2018

The creations are worthy of Vogue or Elle. It’s our most popular photo album of the year: the Central Campus Fashion Show!


April 30th, 2018

It’s that time of year when we here at Central Campus display what we do best, teaching the bright young minds of youth today!


April 12th, 2018

The 6th Annual Central Campus Block Party is planned for April 23-27, with an art show opening on Monday night, the open house on Tuesday night and the fashion show on Thursday night. Click on the headline to see the flyer with details about each of the events. Hope to see you there!


March 26th, 2018

It’s finally time for the Central Campus Cafe to reopen for Spring semester! Now under the instruction of Chef Monica Cross, please come and show the Central Campus students some love!


February 16th, 2018

Try to imagine a household of eight ranging from infant to age 20. How would they manage? Impossible, right? Unless there was a heap of willingness to work hard coupled with a strong network of support.