Life at West Des Moines Community Schools

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Life in the WDMCS 4/27/15

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Valley High School sophomores and Des Moines S5 leaders Gabriel Mintzer, Evan Eastin, and Arjun Ganga.

Valley Sophomores Secure Pinterest CEO for STEM Lecture Series

Three sophomore students at Valley High School have secured the CEO of social media […]

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Life in the WDMCS 4/20/15

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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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Life in the WDMCS 4/27/15

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

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Board Approves New 2015-16 Calendar, Aug. 24 Start Date

The first day of school for the 2015-16 school year will be Monday, Aug. […]

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WDMCS Graduation Rate Second Among Ten Largest Iowa Districts

West Des Moines Community Schools has the second highest four-year graduation rate of the […]

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Information for Parents

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Life in the WDMCS 4/27/15

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Youth Classes Survey

WDMCS Community Education would like your input to help us better plan our future […]

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Board Approves New 2015-16 Calendar, Aug. 24 Start Date

The first day of school for the 2015-16 school year will be Monday, Aug. […]

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Information for Staff

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Board Approves Budget, Calls for State Funding

On Monday, April 13, the West Des Moines Community Schools Board of Education approved […]

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The Blue and Gold Award, for the Valley High School website.

WDMCS Earns School Public Relations Awards

The West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) earned the Blue and Gold Award for […]

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Board Approves New 2015-16 Calendar, Aug. 24 Start Date

The first day of school for the 2015-16 school year will be Monday, Aug. […]

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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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Board Approves New 2015-16 Calendar, Aug. 24 Start Date

The first day of school for the 2015-16 school year will be Monday, Aug. […]

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WDMCS Graduation Rate Second Among Ten Largest Iowa Districts

West Des Moines Community Schools has the second highest four-year graduation rate of the […]

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