Brody School History

Brody Middle School opened in September 1967 and housed both junior high and elementary students.  The school is named after Joseph I. Brody who was a graduate of East High School in Des Moines.  He also graduated from Grinnell College and the University of Chicago Law School.  Mr. Brody practiced law in Des Moines from 1915 – 1963 and was an active member in many civic organizations including the Des Moines School Board.