Life at West Des Moines Community Schools

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Brighter Beginnings is Now Taking Registrations

Brighter Beginnings is now taking registrations for the fall session – September 8 through […]

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WDMCS Graduate Blogs About Week on Broadway

Recent Valley High School graduate Jessica Martens represented Iowa at the National High School […]

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Staff Welcome Back Event Flash Mob is Awesome

Those of you who got see it in person are lucky. Everyone else is […]

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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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Welcome to the New School Year!

Welcome to the 2015-16 school year! I hope you had a fun and successful […]

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WDMCS Hosts “Most Likely to Succeed” Film Screening

As students from around the metro area return to the classroom, the West Des […]

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ACT Prep Classes Offered Through Community Education

LEARNwest is proud to offer a series of ACT Prep Classes. Sign up for […]

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Information for Parents

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Brighter Beginnings is Now Taking Registrations

Brighter Beginnings is now taking registrations for the fall session – September 8 through […]

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Top Five Ways to Stay Informed This Year

Welcome back! As we start the 2015-16 school year, we want to give you […]

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Don’t Forget to Vote!

School board elections are Tuesday, Sept. 8. Read about the candidates and find your […]

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Information for Staff

What's New

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Staff Welcome Back Event Flash Mob is Awesome

Those of you who got see it in person are lucky. Everyone else is […]

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WDMCS Hosts “Most Likely to Succeed” Film Screening

As students from around the metro area return to the classroom, the West Des […]

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Don’t Forget to Vote!

School board elections are Tuesday, Sept. 8. Read about the candidates and find your […]

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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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Brighter Beginnings is Now Taking Registrations

Brighter Beginnings is now taking registrations for the fall session – September 8 through […]

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vote_boywithsign

Don’t Forget to Vote!

School board elections are Tuesday, Sept. 8. Read about the candidates and find your […]

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