Life at West Des Moines Community Schools

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Jazz orchestra places first at festival

The Valley Jazz Orchestra earned first place at the SCIBA Jazz Festival Dec. 13 […]

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Westridge kindergartners enjoyed a turkey dinner before Thanksgiving.

Life in the WDMCS 12/16/14

Life in the WDMCS is a weekly feature that highlights what is happening at […]

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Senger Makes National ‘Directors Who Make a Difference’ List

Valley Southwoods Freshman High School/Valley High School Orchestra Director Michele Senger has been named […]

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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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Performing Arts Center: Winter Concerts Feature Candy, Magic Flutes

The new Valley High School Performing Arts Center will come alive this month with […]

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Jasmyn Tran, Anna VanWyngarden and Natalie Thomas have finished reading all 17 of the Iowa Children’s Choice award books this year.

Life in the WDMCS 11/24/14

Life in the WDMCS is a weekly feature that highlights what is happening at […]

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School Board to Review Boundary Proposal

The West Des Moines Community Schools Board of Education will review the district administration’s […]

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Information for Parents

What's New

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Performing Arts Center: Winter Concerts Feature Candy, Magic Flutes

The new Valley High School Performing Arts Center will come alive this month with […]

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Jasmyn Tran, Anna VanWyngarden and Natalie Thomas have finished reading all 17 of the Iowa Children’s Choice award books this year.

Life in the WDMCS 11/24/14

Life in the WDMCS is a weekly feature that highlights what is happening at […]

Read more
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School Board to Review Boundary Proposal

The West Des Moines Community Schools Board of Education will review the district administration’s […]

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Information for Staff

What's New

Michele Senger

Senger Makes National ‘Directors Who Make a Difference’ List

Valley Southwoods Freshman High School/Valley High School Orchestra Director Michele Senger has been named […]

Read more
Jasmyn Tran, Anna VanWyngarden and Natalie Thomas have finished reading all 17 of the Iowa Children’s Choice award books this year.

Life in the WDMCS 11/24/14

Life in the WDMCS is a weekly feature that highlights what is happening at […]

Read more
boundary_study_box

School Board to Review Boundary Proposal

The West Des Moines Community Schools Board of Education will review the district administration’s […]

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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

Westridge kindergartners enjoyed a turkey dinner before Thanksgiving.

Life in the WDMCS 12/16/14

Life in the WDMCS is a weekly feature that highlights what is happening at […]

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Boundary Change Proposal Approved

On Monday, Dec. 8, the West Des Moines Community Schools Board of Education approved […]

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