Life at West Des Moines Community Schools

What's New

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Board to Consider Boundary Criteria Sept. 22

This year, the West Des Moines Community Schools will study trends in student enrollment […]

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District Tech PD Day_4

Students Teach Educators on Professional Development Day

WDMCS students Quinn Kelly, Lauren Dettbarn and Abigail Bishop were supposed to have Monday, […]

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Kenyan Smith and Jessica Erickson had fun making bookmarks at the first meeting of the Crossroads Park Fourth and Fifth Grade Book Club.

Life in the WDMCS 9/15/14

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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

District Tech PD Day_4

Students Teach Educators on Professional Development Day

WDMCS students Quinn Kelly, Lauren Dettbarn and Abigail Bishop were supposed to have Monday, […]

Read more
Kenyan Smith and Jessica Erickson had fun making bookmarks at the first meeting of the Crossroads Park Fourth and Fifth Grade Book Club.

Life in the WDMCS 9/15/14

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

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Hillside Students Judge Valley Junction Art Show

Gabriel Pruneda closely studied a pencil drawing by artist Larry Hartfield at the Valley […]

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Information for Parents

What's New

boundary_study_box

Board to Consider Boundary Criteria Sept. 22

This year, the West Des Moines Community Schools will study trends in student enrollment […]

Read more
District Tech PD Day_4

Students Teach Educators on Professional Development Day

WDMCS students Quinn Kelly, Lauren Dettbarn and Abigail Bishop were supposed to have Monday, […]

Read more
Kenyan Smith and Jessica Erickson had fun making bookmarks at the first meeting of the Crossroads Park Fourth and Fifth Grade Book Club.

Life in the WDMCS 9/15/14

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

Read more

Information for Staff

What's New

boundary_study_box

Board to Consider Boundary Criteria Sept. 22

This year, the West Des Moines Community Schools will study trends in student enrollment […]

Read more
District Tech PD Day_4

Students Teach Educators on Professional Development Day

WDMCS students Quinn Kelly, Lauren Dettbarn and Abigail Bishop were supposed to have Monday, […]

Read more
Kenyan Smith and Jessica Erickson had fun making bookmarks at the first meeting of the Crossroads Park Fourth and Fifth Grade Book Club.

Life in the WDMCS 9/15/14

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

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

Kenyan Smith and Jessica Erickson had fun making bookmarks at the first meeting of the Crossroads Park Fourth and Fifth Grade Book Club.

Life in the WDMCS 9/15/14

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

Read more
Hillside sixth grader Emma Nuckolls spends time in a book during literacy.

Life in the WDMCS 9/8/14

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

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