Life at West Des Moines Community Schools

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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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Free Back-to-School and Sports Physicals Available

Des Moines University is offering free back-to-school and sports physicals. Students entering grades pre-K–12 […]

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WDMCS Honored for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The West Des Moines Community Schools has received the Association of School Business Officials […]

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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

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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

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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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Free Back-to-School and Sports Physicals Available

Des Moines University is offering free back-to-school and sports physicals. Students entering grades pre-K–12 […]

Read more