Life at West Des Moines Community Schools

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Back to School 2015-16

The first day of the 2015-16 school year is Monday, August 24, 2015. Below […]

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2015-16 Free and Reduced Application

The WDMCS provides all district students an Iowa Eligibility application at registration time. Families […]

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School Board Candidates for 2015 Election

The regular school board election will be held this year on September 8, 2015. […]

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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

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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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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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District Welcomes New Administrators

The West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) have approved several new administrators for the […]

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Information for Parents

What's New

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District Welcomes New Administrators

The West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) have approved several new administrators for the […]

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School Board Candidates for 2015 Election

The regular school board election will be held this year on September 8, 2015. […]

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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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Information for Staff

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How to Access Email

Over the holiday weekend, the district migrated out existing email from Microsoft Exchange/Outlook over […]

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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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School Board Candidates for 2015 Election

The regular school board election will be held this year on September 8, 2015. […]

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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

back_to_school

Back to School 2015-16

The first day of the 2015-16 school year is Monday, August 24, 2015. Below […]

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free_reduced_news

2015-16 Free and Reduced Application

The WDMCS provides all district students an Iowa Eligibility application at registration time. Families […]

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