School News


Tutoring Sign Up for Title I Students


Students who attend a Title I school in Des Moines may be eligible for tutoring services at no cost to their family. In order to be eligible students must attend one of the 28 Title I schools in Des Moines, including McCombs, and meet low income guidelines. To learn more and to register, simply click the headline.


Spring Break Trip to Washington, DC


Plans are in the works for a trip to Washington, DC as well as historic Philadelphia during the 2016 spring break for DMPS 8th grade and high school students. For interested parents and students, please click the photo to learn more about this fun and educational opportunity including information on costs, application forms, schedules and more.


Golden Eagles to Help Meals from the Heartland


All 7th and 8th grade Golden Eagles will be attending the Annual Hunger Fight at Hy-Vee Hall to help package meals for Meals from the Heartland on August 28th from 9:00-11:45. Students will receive a permission slip the first day of school that needs to be returned the following day.


McCombs Middle School Named a Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite


The American Heart Association designated McCombs Middle School as a Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite.  The building fulfilled key criteria and has demonstrated a strong commitment to providing a healthy workplace for employees.


McCombs Wellness Fair Teaches Good Living


From fresh fruit to good workouts, students at McCombs Middle School learned all about about good living at the school’s annual Wellness Fair. Students had a chance to learn, practice and enjoy a range of things about good health and wellness. Click on the image to read and see more of the event.


Middle School: Faster, Higher, Stronger


Hundreds of middle school students gathered at Williams Stadium on Monday evening for the annual DMPS All-City Middle School Track & Field Meet. Great weather led to some great results, and a reminder of the district-wide effort to increase middle school sports and activities. Click the image to read and see more of the competition.

Upcoming Events

Oct 13
Lincoln Football A VS Hoover
Oct 13
Lincoln Football B VS Roosevelt B
Oct 19
Lincoln Football A VS Roosevelt A
Oct 19
Lincoln Football B VS Roosevelt B
Oct 23
No school – Teacher EQ Development

201 County Line Rd, Des Moines, IA 50320
P: 515-242-8447 | F: 515-287-2644

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About McCombs Middle School


201 County Line Road, Des Moines, IA 50320

P: 515-242-8447 | E: 

Located on the far south side of Des Moines, McCombs serves both Polk and Warren counties. Our motto “Everyone Expecting Excellence Everyday” is reflected in all that happens at school. The staff and administration strive to provide a safe, caring environment in which all students attain the skills to become successful citizens of 21st Century society. More…

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