Life at West Des Moines Community Schools

What's New

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WDMCS Introduces a New Brand Identity

Today, the West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) is excited to launch our new […]

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195 Students, Teachers, Community Members Collaborate on District Video

Almost 200 students, family members, district staff, volunteers, and community members contributed their time, […]

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Back to School 2016-17

Welcome to the 2016-17 school year! We look forward to seeing you in our […]

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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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WDMCS Introduces a New Brand Identity

Today, the West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) is excited to launch our new […]

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Goetschel is New Stilwell Assistant Principal, Southwoods Seeks Two Counselors

The West Des Moines Community Schools is pleased to announce that Barb Goetschel is the […]

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Kids West Summer Camp at Adventureland

Kids West field trip to Adventureland – June 2016. Kids and adults had a […]

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Information for Staff

What's New

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WDMCS Introduces a New Brand Identity

Today, the West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) is excited to launch our new […]

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Back to School 2016-17

Welcome to the 2016-17 school year! We look forward to seeing you in our […]

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Committee Plans Expansion of New Tech at WDMCS

An advisory team has been meeting since January to plan the district’s expansion of […]

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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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195 Students, Teachers, Community Members Collaborate on District Video

Almost 200 students, family members, district staff, volunteers, and community members contributed their time, […]

Read more
back_to_school

Back to School 2016-17

Welcome to the 2016-17 school year! We look forward to seeing you in our […]

Read more