Life at West Des Moines Community Schools

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Outstanding Accomplishments in the WDMCS

Periodically throughout the school year, we compile a list of special honors and awards […]

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Third Graders ‘Own’ the Classroom

On the first day of school at Western Hills Elementary, an orange construction sign […]

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Welcome back! We hope you had a great summer! It was a busy one […]

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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

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Outstanding Accomplishments in the WDMCS

Periodically throughout the school year, we compile a list of special honors and awards […]

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Third Graders ‘Own’ the Classroom

On the first day of school at Western Hills Elementary, an orange construction sign […]

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District Researches New Tech School Concept

District Researches New Tech School Concept

During the upcoming school year, the parents, teachers, city representatives, business leaders and school […]

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Information for Staff

What's New

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Outstanding Accomplishments in the WDMCS

Periodically throughout the school year, we compile a list of special honors and awards […]

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Connect With Us

Welcome back! We hope you had a great summer! It was a busy one […]

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WDMCS Honored for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The West Des Moines Community Schools has received the Association of School Business Officials […]

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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

District Researches New Tech School Concept

District Researches New Tech School Concept

During the upcoming school year, the parents, teachers, city representatives, business leaders and school […]

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Supply Lists Available!

It may be summer, but school is just around the corner. School supply lists […]

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