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All About Homecoming 2016

Homecoming 2016: September 19-24 “What’s Up, Valley?” This year’s homecoming festivities start Sept. 19 […]

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WDMCS Making Positive Changes for Education Equity

The West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) has released its plan to address education […]

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Updated! WDMCS Online Calendar Information

Print the Online Calendar Guide The full 2016-17 district calendar is now available online […]

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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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WDMCS Making Positive Changes for Education Equity

The West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) has released its plan to address education […]

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District Explores New Grade Configurations & Space Usage

Teachers and parent group representatives from each WDMCS elementary and junior high school and […]

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CalendarUpdates featured

Updated! WDMCS Online Calendar Information

Print the Online Calendar Guide The full 2016-17 district calendar is now available online […]

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Information for Parents

What's New

Homecoming2015-featured

All About Homecoming 2016

Homecoming 2016: September 19-24 “What’s Up, Valley?” This year’s homecoming festivities start Sept. 19 […]

Read more
CalendarUpdates featured

Updated! WDMCS Online Calendar Information

Print the Online Calendar Guide The full 2016-17 district calendar is now available online […]

Read more
Facilities featured

WDMCS Reviewing Upgrades to School Buildings

Your student may spend up to seven hours each day in one of our […]

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Information for Staff

What's New

Facilities featured

District Explores New Grade Configurations & Space Usage

Teachers and parent group representatives from each WDMCS elementary and junior high school and […]

Read more
Equity workshop 092016 ewmedits

WDMCS Making Positive Changes for Education Equity

The West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) has released its plan to address education […]

Read more
CalendarUpdates featured

Updated! WDMCS Online Calendar Information

Print the Online Calendar Guide The full 2016-17 district calendar is now available online […]

Read more

WDMCS Newcomers

About Our Schools

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

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Welcome Back! A Message from the Superintendent

Welcome to the 2016-17 school year. I hope you enjoyed the summer months and […]

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WDMCS Introduces a New Brand Identity

Today, the West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) is excited to launch our new […]

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