Brody Middle School
2501 Park Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50321
Brody Middle School is where students are actively involved in a quality education, reaching their fullest potential and becoming assets within their community.
Callanan Middle School
3010 Center Street, Des Moines, IA 50312
Callanan Middle School is a diverse learning community where we strive for the learning in all classrooms to be engaging, thoughtful, motivating, and related to the world in which we live.
Cowles Montessori School
6401 College Avenue, Windsor Heights, IA 50324
Located in the community of Windsor Heights, Cowles is Iowa's only public Montessori school, serving students in preschool through 8th grade.
Gateway Secondary School
1800 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309
Gateway Secondary School (GSS) is a International Baccalaureate candidate school that currently serves students in grades 6-8, growing to serve grades 6-10. GSS is a holistic and internationally –minded learning community where each student develops lifelong skills to positively influence their world. The vision is for each student to demonstrate the ten IB learner traits in pursuit of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. GSS follows IB Middle Years Programme philosophy and framework.
Goodrell Middle School
3300 E. 29th Street, Des Moines, IA 50317
Goodrell Middle School is a choice school which offers the International Baccalaureate - Middle Years Program designed to help students develop the knowledge, understanding, attitudes and skills necessary to participate actively and responsibly in an ever-changing world.
Harding Middle School
203 East Euclid Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50313
At Warren G. Harding Middle School, our focus is educating students to make a positive difference in their community (school, city and beyond). Our schedule devotes a majority of the students’ day to rigorous learning opportunities in literacy, math and science concepts and skills. WGHMS believes in the importance of developing a positive peer culture. Our student leadership group, the Wolf Pack, is an avenue for students to develop their leadership skills in the building and to participate in a wide range of community service projects.
Hiatt Middle School
1430 East University Ave., Des Moines, IA 50316
Amos Hiatt Middle School has a rich tradition as a community school. We strive to provide a quality education with high expectations for teaching and learning, dedicated to the safety, social and emotional well being of all.
Hoyt Middle School
2700 East 42nd Street, Des Moines, IA 50317
Hoyt Middle School is located on the far east side of Des Moines and has been proudly serving a diverse population of students for 40 years. Each day we work to engage our students in a secure and supportive learning environment where they can achieve their highest potential and accept responsibility for their learning.
McCombs Middle School
201 County Line Road, Des Moines, IA 50320
Located on the far south side of Des Moines, McCombs Middle School serves both Polk and Warren counties. McCombs’ motto - “Everyone Expecting Excellence Everyday” - is reflected in all that happens at the school. The staff and administration strive to provide a safe, caring environment in which all students attain the skills needed to become successful citizens of 21st Century society.
Meredith Middle School
4827 Madison Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50310
Meredith Middle School’s school community is proud and positive, academically accountable, welcoming of diversity, and socially responsible and respectful. We have begun the rewarding process of becoming an International Baccalaureate World School.
Merrill Middle School
5301 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA
Merrill Middle School offers the International Baccalaureate - Middle Years Program to foster an educational environment where all students are provided with diverse and challenging opportunities, empowering them to become life-long learners and active citizens in their democracy and in the global community.
Moulton Extended Learning Center
1541 8th Street, Des Moines, IA 50314
Moulton Extended Learning Center operates on an extended year calendar and is proud to serve Des Moines students from Head Start through 8th grade.
Weeks Middle School
901 East Park Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50315
Weeks Middle School is located on the south side of Des Moines and welcomes all students and families to be a part of our positive and meaningful learning experiences. We will meet your child’s needs; accelerating them as needed and supporting them as needed.