Life at West Des Moines Community Schools

What's New

Jasmyn Tran, Anna VanWyngarden and Natalie Thomas have finished reading all 17 of the Iowa Children’s Choice award books this year.

Life in the WDMCS 11/24/14

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

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Valley Retirees Give Back to Students

A group of retirees from Valley High School have partnered with the Hy-Vee on […]

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Hillside Honored for Breaking Education Barriers

Hillside Elementary has been honored with the Breaking Barriers to Teaching and Learning Award […]

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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

Jasmyn Tran, Anna VanWyngarden and Natalie Thomas have finished reading all 17 of the Iowa Children’s Choice award books this year.

Life in the WDMCS 11/24/14

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

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School Board to Review Boundary Proposal

The West Des Moines Community Schools Board of Education will review the district administration’s […]

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dept-of-edu

Hillside Honored for Breaking Education Barriers

Hillside Elementary has been honored with the Breaking Barriers to Teaching and Learning Award […]

Read more

Information for Parents

What's New

Jasmyn Tran, Anna VanWyngarden and Natalie Thomas have finished reading all 17 of the Iowa Children’s Choice award books this year.

Life in the WDMCS 11/24/14

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

Read more
boundary_study_box

School Board to Review Boundary Proposal

The West Des Moines Community Schools Board of Education will review the district administration’s […]

Read more
dept-of-edu

Hillside Honored for Breaking Education Barriers

Hillside Elementary has been honored with the Breaking Barriers to Teaching and Learning Award […]

Read more

Information for Staff

What's New

Jasmyn Tran, Anna VanWyngarden and Natalie Thomas have finished reading all 17 of the Iowa Children’s Choice award books this year.

Life in the WDMCS 11/24/14

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

Read more
news-thumb-globe

Valley Retirees Give Back to Students

A group of retirees from Valley High School have partnered with the Hy-Vee on […]

Read more
boundary_study_box

School Board to Review Boundary Proposal

The West Des Moines Community Schools Board of Education will review the district administration’s […]

Read more

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

boundary_study_box

School Board to Review Boundary Proposal

The West Des Moines Community Schools Board of Education will review the district administration’s […]

Read more
dept-of-edu

Hillside Honored for Breaking Education Barriers

Hillside Elementary has been honored with the Breaking Barriers to Teaching and Learning Award […]

Read more