Life at West Des Moines Community Schools

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District to Test Phone Notification System Oct. 24

Winter weather is approaching! The district will be conducting a test of its emergency […]

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Grammy-Funded Music Class Features Online Learning (Video)

Music from the Civil War era to present day is the subject of a […]

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Boundary Committee Meets October 21

The West Des Moines Community Schools Boundary Committee will continue its study of the […]

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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

Notes

Grammy-Funded Music Class Features Online Learning (Video)

Music from the Civil War era to present day is the subject of a […]

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Westridge first graders recently took a field trip to Center Grove Apple Orchard and learned about how an orchard runs. Students and staff had so much fun!

Life in the WDMCS 10/13/14

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

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Graduation

63 Valley Students Receive AP Scholar Awards

Valley High School had 63 students recognized by the College Board as Advanced Placement […]

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Information for Staff

What's New

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District to Test Phone Notification System Oct. 24

Winter weather is approaching! The district will be conducting a test of its emergency […]

Read more
Notes

Grammy-Funded Music Class Features Online Learning (Video)

Music from the Civil War era to present day is the subject of a […]

Read more
Westridge first graders recently took a field trip to Center Grove Apple Orchard and learned about how an orchard runs. Students and staff had so much fun!

Life in the WDMCS 10/13/14

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

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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

Notes

Grammy-Funded Music Class Features Online Learning (Video)

Music from the Civil War era to present day is the subject of a […]

Read more
boundary_study_box

Boundary Committee Meets October 21

The West Des Moines Community Schools Boundary Committee will continue its study of the […]

Read more