What's New

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Back to School 2017-18

Welcome to the 2017-18 school year! We look forward to seeing you in our hallways […]

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Reminder! Meningitis Vaccine Required for Grades 7 & 12

The State of Iowa has passed a new law, requiring the meningococcal (specifically A,C,W,Y) vaccine […]

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Focused on Student Wellness in the WDMCS

The West Des Moines Community Schools is making student health and wellness a top […]

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Welcome to the West Des Moines Community Schools

The West Des Moines Community Schools 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

Three female students standing in front of their lockers.

Back to School 2017-18

Welcome to the 2017-18 school year! We look forward to seeing you in our hallways […]

Read more
Feature nutrtion focused on student wellness

Focused on Student Wellness in the WDMCS

The West Des Moines Community Schools is making student health and wellness a top […]

Read more
Featured image: Meningococcal Vaccine Requirement

Reminder! Meningitis Vaccine Required for Grades 7 & 12

The State of Iowa has passed a new law, requiring the meningococcal (specifically A,C,W,Y) vaccine […]

Read more

Information for Parents

What's New

Feature nutrtion focused on student wellness

Focused on Student Wellness in the WDMCS

The West Des Moines Community Schools is making student health and wellness a top […]

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Three female students standing in front of their lockers.

Back to School 2017-18

Welcome to the 2017-18 school year! We look forward to seeing you in our hallways […]

Read more
Featured image: Meningococcal Vaccine Requirement

Reminder! Meningitis Vaccine Required for Grades 7 & 12

The State of Iowa has passed a new law, requiring the meningococcal (specifically A,C,W,Y) vaccine […]

Read more

Information for Staff

What's New

Announcment saying, "We want your feedback!" on top of the WDMCS logo

Provide Feedback on Iowa’s ESSA Plan

Adapted from information provided by the Iowa Department of Education. The second draft of […]

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Made in the Shade: Helping Kids Keep Cool This Summer

As temperatures rise this summer, make sure you know the best ways to keep […]

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Order WDMCS Apparel

Show your school pride with official spirit wear from West Des Moines Community Schools.

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WDMCS Newcomers

About Our Schools

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

What's New

Featured image: Meningococcal Vaccine Requirement

Reminder! Meningitis Vaccine Required for Grades 7 & 12

The State of Iowa has passed a new law, requiring the meningococcal (specifically A,C,W,Y) vaccine […]

Read more
Featured image for 2017-18 new administrators post. Pictured: Beth Brewer, Joseph Libby, Natalie French, Shane Scott, Michelle Lettington, and Mike Sherman.

WDMCS Welcomes New District Administrators

West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) welcomes several new district administrators for the 2017-18 […]

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