Life at West Des Moines Community Schools

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Seeking Feedback on Budget Communications

Last year, the WDMCS Board of Education approved reducing $2.7 million from the district’s […]

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District to Review Attendance Boundaries

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

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Board Approves Phenix Sale

The West Des Moines Community Schools Board of Education approved the sale of the […]

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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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Seeking Feedback on Budget Communications

Last year, the WDMCS Board of Education approved reducing $2.7 million from the district’s […]

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Severe Weather Conditions and Bus Safety

This is the time of year when severe weather can come up quickly. The […]

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Outstanding Accomplishments in the WDMCS

Periodically throughout the school year, we compile a list of special honors and awards […]

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Information for Staff

What's New

Budget_2

Seeking Feedback on Budget Communications

Last year, the WDMCS Board of Education approved reducing $2.7 million from the district’s […]

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comed_summer_of_learning_location_map

District to Review Attendance Boundaries

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

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Board Approves Phenix Sale

The West Des Moines Community Schools Board of Education approved the sale of the […]

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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

District Researches New Tech School Concept

District Researches New Tech School Concept

During the upcoming school year, the parents, teachers, city representatives, business leaders and school […]

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Supply Lists Available!

It may be summer, but school is just around the corner. School supply lists […]

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