Life at West Des Moines Community Schools

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Working Committee on Boundary Study to Meet

The West Des Moines Community Schools Boundary Committee will begin studying the district’s enrollment […]

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Crestview students learned about the life cycle of Monarch butterflies and recently released 10 butterflies they had cared for.

Life in the WDMCS 9/29/14

Life in the WDMCS is a weekly feature that highlights what is happening at […]

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School Board Sets 5 Boundary Criteria

On September 22, the West Des Moines Community Schools Board of Education set criteria for […]

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Welcome to West Des Moines Community School District

The West Des Moines Community School District serves more than 55,000 residents in the western portion of Polk County – West Des Moines and Clive, parts of Urbandale and Windsor Heights, and nearby rural areas.

For more than 100 years, the West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) has been preparing learners for life. We are the ninth largest district in the state with more than 9,000 kindergarten through 12th grade students, approximately 1,200 employees and 14 schools.

Information for Students

What's New

Crestview students learned about the life cycle of Monarch butterflies and recently released 10 butterflies they had cared for.

Life in the WDMCS 9/29/14

Life in the WDMCS is a weekly feature that highlights what is happening at […]

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boundary_study_box

School Board Sets 5 Boundary Criteria

On September 22, the West Des Moines Community Schools Board of Education set criteria for […]

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School Board

Board Elects Brown as President, Lipman as Vice President

On Monday, Sept. 22, the West Des Moines Board of Education elected David J. […]

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Information for Parents

What's New

boundary_study_box

Working Committee on Boundary Study to Meet

The West Des Moines Community Schools Boundary Committee will begin studying the district’s enrollment […]

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Crestview students learned about the life cycle of Monarch butterflies and recently released 10 butterflies they had cared for.

Life in the WDMCS 9/29/14

Life in the WDMCS is a weekly feature that highlights what is happening at […]

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Human Growth and Development Parent Previews Oct. 6

Human Growth and Development curriculum, per senate file 2094, is required in the K-12 […]

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Information for Staff

What's New

Crestview students learned about the life cycle of Monarch butterflies and recently released 10 butterflies they had cared for.

Life in the WDMCS 9/29/14

Life in the WDMCS is a weekly feature that highlights what is happening at […]

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School Board

Board Elects Brown as President, Lipman as Vice President

On Monday, Sept. 22, the West Des Moines Board of Education elected David J. […]

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Fairmeadows kindergartners were excited to take home their book boxes after a recent open house.

Life in the WDMCS 9/22/14

Life in the WDMCS 9/22/14 Life in the WDMCS is a weekly feature that […]

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WDMCS Newcomers

About Our Schools

The West Des Moines Community School District serves more than 55,000 residents in the western portion of Polk County.

What's New

Crestview students learned about the life cycle of Monarch butterflies and recently released 10 butterflies they had cared for.

Life in the WDMCS 9/29/14

Life in the WDMCS is a weekly feature that highlights what is happening at […]

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10 Tips for Getting Your Child to School

School is in full swing and many families are into a routine for the […]

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