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1912 Grand Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone: 515-242-7888 | Fax: 515-242-8252

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Donate to support English students

Central Academy pays all or part of the cost of novels for Academy English classes for students who receive free or reduced textbook fees. All donations to this fundraiser will go to offset those costs.

The Central Academy Alumni Network

The Alumni Network was established to foster support for the continued excellence in education at the Academy. The Network will serve as a vehicle for fundraising activities, alumni networking, and volunteer efforts directed at enabling the continued success of the Academy.  Find them at

Donate to Staff Appreciation

Central Academy parents have created a staff appreciation snack cart.  Donations to this account will go towards the purchase of food and materials to show the Central Academy teachers and staff appreciation for the work they do. All of the funds raised go towards staff appreciation.

Donate to support the Pottery Studio

To support the artistic expression of students please consider donating to the Edna M. Dahl Pottery Studio.  Providing space for students and community to be creative in a standardized world.

Central Academy Pottery Program | Des Moines Public Schools (

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