Life at West Des Moines Community Schools

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File Petitions for School Board July 6-30

The school board represents the parents and citizens of our community. In the West Des […]

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Community Education Music Programs Inspire Students

It takes commitment to master a musical instrument, and there is no denying that […]

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Sing and Dance Your Summer Away with Community Education!

Community Education is offering two sessions beginner and experienced show choir camps for students […]

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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 Invite Businesses to Learn about New Tech

The West Des Moines Community Schools is re-imagining learning for students. With technology-integrated classrooms […]

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Back-to-School Information for 2015-16

The Back-to-School Information for 2015-16 is now available. Registration dates, 2015-16 fees, immunization and health […]

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Valley Graduate to Attend National High School Theater Awards

Jessica Martens, a 2015 Valley High School graduate, will be representing Iowa at the […]

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Information for Parents

What's New

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File Petitions for School Board July 6-30

The school board represents the parents and citizens of our community. In the West Des […]

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Back-to-School Information for 2015-16

The Back-to-School Information for 2015-16 is now available. Registration dates, 2015-16 fees, immunization and health […]

Read more
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Community Education Music Programs Inspire Students

It takes commitment to master a musical instrument, and there is no denying that […]

Read more

Information for Staff

What's New

candidate_petition_cropped

File Petitions for School Board July 6-30

The school board represents the parents and citizens of our community. In the West Des […]

Read more
BacktoSchoolGraphic2015-16

Back-to-School Information for 2015-16

The Back-to-School Information for 2015-16 is now available. Registration dates, 2015-16 fees, immunization and health […]

Read more
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WDMCS Invite Businesses to Learn about New Tech

The West Des Moines Community Schools is re-imagining learning for students. With technology-integrated classrooms […]

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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

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Give Your Student a ‘Sneak Peek’ into Kindergarten

This week-long program gives our youngest students an opportunity to experience what it will […]

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WDMCS Invite Businesses to Learn about New Tech

The West Des Moines Community Schools is re-imagining learning for students. With technology-integrated classrooms […]

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